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The Shawnee State University Outreach Services will be offering a series of food safety classes provided by ServSafe, the leading food safety training and certification program.

The goal of the classes is to provide students with comprehensive training and a state-approved food safety certification.

Research shows that food workers often lack safe food-handling knowledge, specifically related to temperature control, hygiene and sanitization. ServSafe is the highest standard in training and certification and gives employees the tools to understand food safety and the importance of its role.

The classes will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1. Concepts that will be covered include sanitation, the flow of food through the operation, and sanitary facilities and pest management.

Attending the full two-day training, including instruction, textbook, exam and lunches costs $289. Attending day two only – including a refresher course instruction, exam and lunch – costs $199 with the textbook and $119 without it. Attending the exam only costs $89. The exam will take place at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, March 1.

Registration can be completed in person at University Outreach Services located in the basement of Massie Hall, Room 052 or by mail, by completing the registration form and mailing it with your check, credit card information, or purchase order to Shawnee State University, University Outreach Services, 940 Second Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662.

Also, registration can be completed by phone or fax. Call 866-672-8778 or 740-351-3274 with your credit card payment or your company’s purchase order number. Fax the registration form to 740-351-3598 to the attention of University Outreach Services.

For more information, contact University Outreach Services at 866-672-8778 or 740-351-3274.

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