Accredited Food Handler’s Training Course to be Offered, August 29

A food handlers course accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services is being offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Shelby CountyFood Safety: It’s in Your Hands is scheduled for Wednesday, August 29, 2018 starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Extension office meeting room, 266 Nacogdoches Street, Center, Texas 75935. 


This 2-hour course is required for all food service employees to help promote the service of safe food.  The certificate is good for 2 years and is valid anywhere in the State of Texas.  The course is a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure that safe food is served at your establishment.  Practices discussed include good personal hygiene, cross contamination, and time and temperature abuse.


To register for the course, call the Extension office at 936-598-7744.  Registration can also be done in-person the day of the course.  The cost is $20 per person.  If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact Jheri-Lynn McSwain, County Extension Agent-Family & Community Health at 936-598-7744 or

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935