About this Course
The purpose of the Texas Food Handler Training and test is to prepare food handlers to enter the workforce by providing the required food safety information as specified by regulations of the workers’ state, county, or local government.
i. Introduction to Food Safety
ii. Foodborne Illness, Hazards
iii. Preventing Foodborne Illness
iv. Temperature Control of Food
v. Preventing Cross Contamination
vi. Prevention of Food Safety Issues
vii. Summary & Conclusion
This training and test will prepare you to become a responsible food handler. A “food handler” is generally understood to be a food worker in a non-managerial role.
By the end of the this course you will be able to:
Describe how food can make people sick after being contaminated by physical, chemical, or biological hazards.
Appreciate that the behavior of food handlers directly affects the safety of food.
Keep hands and body clean to prevent contaminating food and food contact surfaces.
Use appropriate barriers to prevent bare hand contact with food.
Identify which symptoms require staying home from work or reporting an illness or symptom to the manager.
Identify the appropriate time and temperature requirements for keeping food safe during specific stages in the flow of food.
Describe how to keep the workplace and equipment clean.
Name: Texas Department of State Health Services
Phone: (512) 834-6753
Address: MC 1987
Your courses will expire in 180 days after you purchase them (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.
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• Your purchase was made no more than 24 hours prior to your refund request.
• You have NOT:
• Attempted any portion of the course.
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