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NC Safe Plates – Food Safety Manager Certification Course

NC Safe Plates – Food Safety Manager Certification Course

Course Schedule: Aug 16, 17, & 18, 2016  9:00 am- 4 pm each day.

Exam Aug 19th at 9:00 am

Registration Deadline: Aug 5th, 2016

A Certification Course for Food Service Operators.

An outbreak of foodborne illness can cost your operation more than $75,000. Cases involving death and serious injury can cost much more. By serving safe food, you can avoid: Legal Fees Medical Claims Employees’ lost wages Loss of food supplies that must be discarded Bad publicity Loss of business income Being shut down


NC Safe Plates is a Food Safety Certification course developed by North Carolina State University, certification is provided by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.


This is a comprehensive program for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, child-care facilities and other food handling establishments who are desiring to meet the NC Food Code requirements for food safety and sanitation.


* A safe and effective way to get rid of pests in your restaurant ?

* The difference between foodborne infections and foodborne intoxications ?

* How acidity, moisture, temperature and time offset the growth of bacteria ?

* What utensils and containers to use to avoid metal poisoning ?

* How to handle modified atmosphere and sous-vide packaged food ?

* The correct endpoint temperatures to cook different meats ?

* Which foods are potentially hazardous and could cause foodborne illness if not handled properly?

These are just a few of the many points that you will learn during training, which will be conducted by experts from North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and the Wilson County Environmental Health Department. You will have the opportunity to ask these experts questions during the presentations.


Approved Suppliers & Recieving Storage – Pest Control Storage – Cross Contamination Preparation – Cooking Temperatures Preparation – Personal Hygiene Preparation – Cross Contamination Facilities Personal Hygiene Cross Contact Complaints and Communication


Brenda Bass – REHS Specialist, Wilson County Health Department.

Debbie Stroud MA.Ed. – Family & Consumer Educator, Wilson & Johnston County Center/s North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Michael Walvogel Ph.D. – Household & Structural Specialist, Dept. of Entomology – North Carolina State University

Shaquetta Cooper – Environmental Health Specialist, Wilson County Health Department

Will Mosely – Environmental Health Specialist, Wilson County Health Department


This is a four day course. The complete course will be offered in Wilson County on Aug 16,17, 18 and 19th, 2016. The review and exam will be administered on the last day of the course. Time: 9 am until 4 pm each day, 9:00 am – 11:30 on exam day.

Registration Fee: $110.00 * This fee MUST be paid in advance in order to be registered for the class. Registration fee includes course-book and certification issued by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.

*Make checks payable to  County Ag Center; put NC Safe Plates on the memo line

Registration Form: NC Safe Plates Registration.

Place: Wilson County Cooperative Extension  1806 Goldsboro Street SW  Wilson, NC 27893

CERTIFICATION Certification will be provided by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals and will be based upon both successful completion of the course and passing a written examination. A certificate, which can be displayed in your business, will be issued to those receiving certification.

For More Information Call or Email: Debbie Stroud, FCS Agent  Wilson & Johnston County Center/s North Carolina Cooperative Extension 919-989-5380 (Johnston)         252 -237-01112 (Wilson) email Debra_Stroud@ncsu.edu OR  – Brenda Bass, REHS Program Specialist, Wilson County Environmental Health Dept 252-291-0468. 

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Photo of Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Harnett(919) 515-9149 dlstroud@ncsu.eduHarnett County, North Carolina
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