Food Safety for Food Service

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Safe to serve

Food safety education for cooks, chefs and managers is important to New Hampshire’s food service industry. Whether you work in a restaurant, hospital, nursing home or school, you need the latest research-based recommendations and best practices to ensure the food you serve is safe. UNH Cooperative Extension’s food safety field specialists reach more than 1,000 Granite State food workers and managers each year.

Certified Food Protection Manager Training

Upcoming Food Safety Workshops

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Food Protection Rules


Questions to ask before trying a canning recipe
The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension recommends following home canning recipes and guidelines that have been tested by scientific res... Learn More
SAFE for Food Pantries Class Series 2023 Learn More
SAFE Food Handling for Foodservice Workers Class Series 2023 Learn More


Nutrition demonstrations and taste tests are opportunities to model and instruct people about good nutrition and food safety. Help everyone stay safe ... Learn More
A bimetallic stemmed thermometer is an important tool for keeping track of food temperatures. Learn More
Selling Homemade Food Products in New Hampshire- Five Part Fact Sheet Series Learn More
A joint state Extension project with a website that helps farmers in Maine and New Hampshire improve food safety on their farms.  Learn More
Done correctly, canning, freezing and drying fresh food from your own garden or purchased locally can be a good investment. Learn More
Cleaning and sanitizing best management practices for food contact surfaces are essential steps in keeping food safe to eat. Implementing routine clea... Learn More