Food Safety for Child Nutrition Programs

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These materials are available to individuals who are interested in teaching the Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs course to school nutrition staff. This course covers major food safety concepts and regulations.

Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs supports the USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals, under the Key Area of Operations (2000), and the Training Topic of Food Safety and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) (2600).

The School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Certificate Program aligns with the mandated USDA Professional Standards. This course has been approved by SNA as an 8 hour Core Course in Food Safety and Sanitation, which is required to meet Level 1 requirements for the SNA Certificate in School Nutrition

Instructor Guide

This instructor manual is designed for individuals interested in teaching the curriculum Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs to School nutrition staff. It includes an optional script for the accompanying PowerPoint slides as well as instructions and materials for activities to reinforce the information. In addition, related resources and tools are provided. This is a free, downloadable resource.

Participant Manual

This participant manual is a companion to the Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs Instructor Guide for participants to use in the Food Safety course. It covers major food safety concepts and regulations. It is designed to be provided to participants in Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs courses. This is a free, downloadable resource.

PowerPoint Slides

These PowerPoint slides can be utilized to teach Food Safety for School Nutrition Programs.

Food Safety Jeopardy

This Food Safety Jeopardy game is a resource that can be used to reinforce food safety concepts. Instructions for this game are found in the Instructor Manual.