A new food handlers course accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services is being offered by Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands is being brought to the area by Texas AgriLife Extension, Fort Bend County. The first class is scheduled for Thursday, January 19 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Extension office at 1402 Band Road, Suite 100.
This 2-hour course is highly recommended for all food service employees to help promote the service of safe food and anyone else interested in safe food preparation and storage. 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 281-342-3034, ext 7024. Registration is encouraged by January 13 but can also be done in-person the day of the course. The cost is $20.00 per person and must be paid in full before the course begins.
Individuals with disabilities who require auxiliary aide service or accommodation in order to participate in the event are encouraged to contact our office within 5 working days prior to the program.