Food Handlers Course

A food handlers course, accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services, is being offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Lampasas County. Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands is scheduled for Saturday, March 4th starting at 8am at Lampasas County Annex Conference Room, 409 S. Pecan St., Lampasas.

This 2-hour course will now be required for all food service employees to help promote the service of safe food. The certificate is good for 2 years and is valid anywhere in the State of Texas. The course is a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure that safe food is served at your establishment. Practices discussed include good personal hygiene, cross contamination, and time and temperature abuse.

To register for the course, call the Extension office at 512-556- 8271. Registration can also be done in-person the day of the course. The cost is $20 per person and must be paid in full before the course begins.