Are You Compliant With the Newest Training Requirements For Food Safety?
Food safety is the big issue for 2019 and the new training requirements in the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C. 58A-50191 and 64E11-012) reflect that. Here are just a few of the requirements you must meet in order to avoid citations:
- If you have 11 or more people living in your community, you MUST provide 1 hour of training for food service employees WITHIN 30 DAYS of employment AND every year by March 31st.
- Any ALF, regardless of number of people served, MUST provide 2 hours of training yearly for the designated person responsible for food service.
- All ALFs must have menus with portions reviewed annually by a Licensed Dietitian.
Safe Before You Serve meets requirements for Florida Administrative Code 58A-50191-Staff Training Requirements and Competency Test.
Safe Before You Serve teaches the many ways in which foodborne illnesses can be spread throughout a community and what you can do to prevent such outbreaks.
- Explain when to report an illness to the food service manager
- Describe the policy for cleaning vomit and diarrheal incidents
- List why elderly people are vulnerable to foodborne illness
- Demonstrate proper hand washing techniques
- List techniques to prevent food borne illness
- Demonstrate the use of a thermometer
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