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NC State Extension

Safe Plates for Food Managers

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Retail Food Safety Manager Certification Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension Agents offer Safe Plates for Food Managers at local County Extension Centers preparing managers for American National Standards Institution approved Food Protection Manager Certification.

Managers successfully completing the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certify Exam meet the 2017 FDA Food Code requirement  for a Certified Food Protection Manager.

Managers trained in Safe Plates for Food Managers create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.