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Safe Plates

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Retail Food Safety Manager Certification Program

What is Safe Plates?

Safe Plates is a Food Protection Manager Certification Course. N.C. Cooperative Extension agents offer NC Safe Plates at local County Extension Centers preparing managers for American National Standards Institution approved Food Protection Manager Certification.

Does Safe Plates give me the credentials needed to pass inspection?

Managers successfully completing the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certify Exam meet the 2017 FDA Food Code requirement for a Certified Food Protection Manager.

Managers trained in NC Safe Plates create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.

When & Where?
Safe Plates will be offered at the Johnston Ag Center (2736 NC 210 Hwy, Smithfield, NC) on the following dates:

  • January 22, 2019, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (Day 1)
  • January 23, 2019, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (Day 2)
  • January 24, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon (Exam Day)

Registration form

 Deadline is January 4th, 2019, by 5 p.m. Deadline CAN NOT be extended.

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