Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
by Claudann Jones
County Extension Agent
A Food Handler’s course accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services is being offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands is being brought to the area by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Nacogdoches County. The class is scheduled for November 14th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Extension office at 203 West Main Street, Nacogdoches Texas 75961.
This 2-hour course is highly recommended and became mandatory by the State of Texas as of September 2016 for all food service employees to ensure the service of safe food. 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 936-560-7711. Pre- registration is required as space is limited. The cost is $25.00 per person and must be paid in full at the time of registration by November 10, 2016. Please pay with a check or money order. No debit/credit cards will be accepted.
Individual 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. Educational programs of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.