Food safety course offered

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State University Extension is a resource for food safety training. Food Safety Educators will host a live online webinar titled “Pantry Food Safety–It’s Your Job.”

Part one of the two-part series will cover these topics: why food safety in a food bank/pantry is important, handwashing, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, and receiving food product.

Part two will cover a continuation of receiving food product, storage of food product, re-packaging, and the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Law. This webinar is based on current food safety and Michigan Food Code as it relates to food banks/and food pantries.

The event will have a question and answer portion for participants. Food Safety Educators will be available for this session and will provide the most up-to-date, research-based information. 

Organizations that register participants will receive incentives upon submission of evaluation.

The first part will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The second part will be next Tuesday at the same time.

To register, go online to https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/pantry-food-safety-its-your-job.


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