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Pennsylvania Food Handler Training

Pennsylvania Food Handler Training

The Food Handler Training certificate program is a 2-hour course covering the basics of food safety principles, regulations and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. This ANSI-accredited training course is valid statewide.
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Pennsylvania Food Handler Safety Training

Pennsylvania Food Safety Training Requirements

Food Handler
Pennsylvania food handler safety training is necessary for employees in the food service and hospitality industry. Individuals working in food facilities who are involved in preparing, storing, or handling food are required to obtain a Food Handler's Card. This includes food employees that work in restaurants, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile vendors, food trucks, bars, and convenience stores - such as chefs, cooks, servers, preparers, caterers and managers.

The Food Handler's Cards Training Program is easy to use and takes about 2 hours to complete. The course contains all the information you will need to learn about basic sanitation and food preparation in order to earn a certificate of course completion and a food handler's card. All content materials and exams are available in both English and Spanish.

Certified Food Manager
Pennsylvania requires that a person-in-charge, an owner, or employee of a food establishment - (i.e., restaurants, markets, bakeries, bars, food trucks, commissaries, and food facilities that prepare, handle, or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food) be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) or demonstrate knowledge of food safety as outlined in the FDA Food Code by successfully passing an accredited ANSI food safety certification exam.
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Pennsylvania Food Safety Training Regulations

Pennsylvania Administrative Code – Title7: Agriculture – Part III. Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services – Chapter 46. Food Code
URL: http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/007/chapter46/chap46toc.html

Pennsylvania Food Employee Certification Act, 3 Pa C.S. §§ 6501 – 6510
URL: https://govt.westlaw.com/pac/Browse/Home/Pennsylvania/…Default%29

Pennsylvania Food Employee Certification Rules
URL: http://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Protect/FoodSafety/Retail%20Food/Pages/Food-Employee-Certification-.aspx

Pennsylvania Food Safety Contact Info

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Bureau of Food Safety & Lab Services
2301 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9404
Phone: (717) 787- 4315
Web: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/...palid=52&

Pennsylvania Food Handler Training Course

Course Description
Most people working in restaurants and mobile food vehicles need to have completed a Food Handler's Safety Training Course and demonstrate proof with a certificate or card. After completing the course, they have to present the food handler's certificate to their local authority and pay the required registration fees.

Food Handler safety training is often intended for entry-level professionals in the food service industry, such as servers, chefs, cooks, mobile food vendors, cashiers, and even c-store clerks.

The Food Handler Training course will discuss the various food safety issues, regulations, and techniques needed to maintain a food-safe environment. It will help the student better understand how handling food correctly is not only the law, but it improves safety and reduces risks.

At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the learning objectives and content. Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will be issued a Food Handler’s Certificate document (or card).

Credit Hours: 2 hrs
Cost: $7.00

Course Outline
At the conclusion of the Food Handler Training Certificate program, you should be able to:

  • Identify biological, physical, and chemical contamination.
  • Identify foodborne illnesses, signs of food spoilage, types of food prep contamination, and proper temperature control methods.
  • Safely store and prepare meat, poultry, and vegetables.
  • Demonstrate effective food handling techniques that promote cleanliness and safety in food establishments.
  • Discuss the importance of proper personal hygiene in the workplace.
  • Implement appropriate procedures to receive and store food.
  • Summarize practices for properly cleaning and sanitizing food contact materials and surface.

End of Course - Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will be able to download and print your food handler training certificate of completion.


Pennsylvania Food Safety Local Requirements

N/A

Course Summary

Pennsylvania Food Handler Card
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • ANSI Accredited
  • Take course anywhere and anytime!
  • Download certificate upon completion!
  • Available en Español
  • 24×7 Support: (877) 881-2235 - Online

Food Handler Training Card/Certificate
Price: $7.00


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Accepted Statewide
We offer online Food Safety Training in Pennsylvania for: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, Lancaster, Levittown, Harrisburg, Altoona, York, State College, Wilkes-Barre, Norristown, Chester, Bethel Park, Williamsport, Monroeville, Drexel Hill, Plum, Easton, Lebanon, Hazleton, New Castle, Pottstown, Allison Park, Johnstown, West Mifflin, Chambersburg, King of Prussia, Murrysville, McKeesport, and many more!