Free pantry food safety training offered
ESCANABA — Michigan State University Extension is a resource for food safety training. Food safety educators will be hosting a live online webinar focusing on Pantry Food Safety — It’s Your Job. This is a two-part series. Part One of the series will cover the following topics why food safety in a food bank/pantry is important, handwashing, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, and receiving food product. Part Two will cover a continuation of receiving food product, storage of food product, re-packaging, and the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Law. This webinar is based on current food safety and Michigan Food Code as it relates to food banks/and food pantries. Participants are encouraged to ask their questions during the Q & A portion of the event. Food safety educators will be available for this session and will provide the most up-to-date research-based information.
Organizations that register participants will receive incentives upon submission of evaluation.
– Tuesday, Aug. 11, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Pantry Food Safety–It’s Your Job! Part One
– Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Pantry Food Safety — It’s Your Job! Part Two
Register at https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/pantry-food-safety-its-your-job