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Foodhandlers Training Program 2013Since 1997, the State of Florida has mandated that all foodservice workers be trained in food safety. The SafeStaff Foodlandler Training Program is the contracted program of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and contain the following six man mandated key food safety principles: Ensuring proper personal hygienePreventing cross-contaminationControlling time and temperature when handling
foodProper cleaning and sanitizingEnsuring proper vermin controlFlorida requires all food service employees in a licensed DBPR establishment to be trained on correct food handling and hygiene practices. Only DBPR division-approved training programs are accepted as meeting the training requirement. SafeStaff Employee Foodhandler Program is DBPR's contracted provider for employee food safety training. Policies:Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class, your parent or guardian must register and attend with you. Refunds - The $15 registration fee is non-refundable.The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.