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N.C. Cooperative Extension Agents offer Safe Plates for Food Managers at local County Extension Centers. This program prepares managers for the American National Standards Institution approved Food Protection Manager Certification. Managers successfully completing the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certification Exam meet the FDA Food Code 2017 requirement for a Certified Food Protection Manager. This certificate not only meets the same requirement in North Carolina but it also good throughout the United States for five years. Managers trained in Safe Plates for Food Managers are equipped to create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.


2021 Class Dates:

Date Time Location Cost Notes
January Brunswick County Cooperative Extension TBD This class will most likely be offered virtually.

 For more information in Brunswick County call (910) 253-2610 or email Cheryle Syracuse, clsyracu@ncsu.edu