Food Employee Food Safety Training

Why is Food Safety Training Needed?

  • To protect your business

  • To protect the public

  • To improve compliance with state and local food regulations

Food Handler Training

Food handler training courses provide food employees the critical information they need to safely handle, prepare, and serve food and is recommended for all people involved in the preparation, handling, serving and display of food. Although recommended, food handler training is not required in North Dakota Food Code.

Food handler training may be required depending on local food code ordinances and local requirements. Contact your local public health unit for additional information.

How to take Food Handler Training

Food Protection Manager Certification

A Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) is an individual who has supervisory or management responsibility over food preparation or food service, training staff, and who has demonstrated knowledge of food safety regulations by means of passing a certification test from a recognized accredited program.

Although it is recommended that food establishments operating in North Dakota have at least one employee with supervisory or management responsibility certified, CFPM is not a requirement of North Dakota Food Code

Food Manager Certification may be required depending on local food code ordinance and local requirements. Contact your local public health unit for additional information.

How to become a CFPM