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ServSafe® Being Offered in Monroe County

Posted: February 7, 2017

Penn State Extension in Monroe County will offer the ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers.

Penn State Extension in Monroe County will offer the ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate.

When

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)*

*Exam will be held from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Inclement Weather Date: March 30, 2017

Where

Penn State Extension Monroe County
724 Phillips St., Suite 201
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Registration

To register, visitServSafe® website.

Training meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirements for the Food Employee Certification Act.

The ServSafe® course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe® class(es) and passing the proctored, multiple-choice exam with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe® certificate, which meets the PDA requirement for food safety certification.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) requires that every retail food service operation have at least one employee who holds a "nationally recognized food safety manager certification" such as ServSafe®. Further, a certified person must be available during all hours of the operation (they do not need to be present, but accessible). To receive and maintain certification, all individuals are required to pass a certification exam every five (5) years.