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Safe Plates

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Retail Food Safety Manager Certification Program

Our next course in Johnston County is scheduled for March 27th-29th. Registration fee is $125 (includes book, study guide, practice exams, proctor fee, and certification exam). Course and exam held at Johnston Ag Center. Deadline is April 12th, 2019 and can NOT be extended. 

  • Part 1: May 1st, 9a-4p
  • Part 2: May 2nd, 9a-1p
  • Exam, May 3rd beginning at 9a

Register here!

What is Safe Plates?

Safe Plates is a Food Protection Manager Certification course. N.C. Cooperative Extension Agents offer NC Safe Plates at local County Extension Centers preparing managers for American National Standards Institution approved Food Protection Manager Certification.

Does Safe Plates give me the credentials needed to pass inspection?

Managers successfully completing the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certification Exam meet the 2013 FDA Food Code requirement  for a Certified Food Protection Manager.

Managers trained in NC Safe Plates create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.