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Safe Plates for Food Managers

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Training Program for Retail Food Protection Manager Certification 

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

Managers successfully completing the Prometric Certified Professional Food Manager exam meet the FDA Food Code 2017 requirement for a Certified Food Protection Manager. This certificate not only meets the same requirement in North Carolina but it also good throughout the United States for five years.

Managers trained in Safe Plates for Food Managers are equipped to create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice. Find information about upcoming Safe Plates for Food Managers classes here.

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