Food handlers course offered in Sweetwater
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 Nolan County Office, in cooperation with the Nolan County Health Department. The class is scheduled for May 29, 2012, starting at 2 p.m. This class will be held at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department which is located 301 East 12th Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556. This two-hour course is highly recommended for all food service employees to help promote 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 325-235-3184. 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. Individual with disabilities who require auxiliary aide service or accommodation in order to participate in the event are encouraged to contact our office within five working days prior to the program. Educational programs of Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin. The class is taught in English but Spanish handouts are available if requested in advance. For more information, contact Tasha Baxter at 235-3184.