Food Safety Training
Food-borne illness often presents itself as flu-like symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fever, so many people may not recognize the illness is caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food.
Bacteria that cause disease are called pathogens. When certain pathogens enter the food supply, they can cause food-borne illness. Millions of cases of food-borne illness occur each year. Most cases of food-borne illness can be prevented. Proper cooking or processing of food destroys bacteria.
Safe steps in food handling, cooking, and storage are essential to prevent food-borne illness. You can't see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness.
To learn the sanitary practices and other regulatory standards from the Florida Administrative Code: Food Hygiene 64E-11 relating to food service establishments serving food or drink to the public to prevent food-borne illnesses.
This training session should take about an hour to complete.
There is no time limit, you may take as long as you like.
You do not have to complete the whole training session all at once.
There is a help button at the bottom of each page that you may use to contact EH&S with questions or problems.
You must pass the quiz to get credit for the course, and you may only take the quiz once per day.
You will be notified of your results, and a certificate will be issued upon satisfactory completion