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


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