Food Safety Courses Offered Through Dawson County Extension

LEXINGTON – Recent foodborne illness outbreaks have many people concerned about the safety of the food we eat.

Foodservice workers who would like to update their food safety knowledge and skills are invited to attend a workshop on October 19th in Lexington. The ServSafe Manager food safety training course will be held at the Dawson County Extension Office at 1002 Plum Creek Parkway. The class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT.

Certification by the National Restaurant Association is given to those who complete the training and pass certification requirements.  The program will be presented by University of Nebraska Extension professionals.

There is a fee for the class which includes the course manual and certification exam. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration is due by September 28th. Contact the Dawson County Extension Office at (308) 324-5501 for a program brochure and registration form or find it on the website.