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Certification in food safety class to be held

If you run or own a food service establishment, serving safe food is important to the success of your business. University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is offering a ServSafe class on Oct. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at SCS Headstart in Keene. Class will be led by nationally ServSafe Certified Instructor Alice Mullen, UNH Cooperative Extension field specialist.

ServSafe training provides participants with the latest science-based information on safe food handling and best practices in the foodservice industry. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75 percent or higher will receive ServSafe Food Safety Certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Certification is valid for five years.

Cost for the class is $140 per person, which includes course book, class and test. Pre-registration and prepayment is required. For registration information, contact Lynn Harrison at 679-5616, or email lynn.harrison@unh.edu. Registration deadline is October 15.

UNH Cooperative Extension Educators have been teaching the ServSafe food safety class throughout New Hampshire for more than a decade. ServSafe is a program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Thousands of New Hampshire food service workers have been certified and are knowledgeable about food safety basics.

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