GILMER – A Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Jan. 22 in Gilmer.
Julie York, instructor and AgriLife Extension county coordinator/family and consumer sciences agent, Upshur County, noted the program date falls on a Sunday.
The program is required for all food service employees to help promote food safety will be from 3-5 p.m. at the Black Kettle Cafe, 300 S. Wood St.
The class includes a basic overview of food safety practices necessary to serve safe food at eating establishments. Some practices to be discussed include:
– Good personal hygiene.
– Time and temperature abuse.