: Each year millions of Americans get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and several thousand die from tainted food served in restaurants or prepared at home. This is unfortunate because most foodborne illnesses are caused when food is not handled properly. Regardless if workers are in a full-service eating establishment, working a street corner deli cart, cooking for everyone at the annual company picnic, or simply bringing in a dish for the monthly office pot-luck, it is crucial that they know and follow the generally practiced food safety techniques set by local, State, and Federal agencies. The same skills used in the workplace can also be applied at home, letting workers keep their families and selves safe. This course will cover basic food safety techniques expected in professional eating establishments.Instructor Description
: This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.
Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple''s website)
1 GB RAM minimum recommended
Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
Google Chrome is highly recommended
Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
Adobe Flash Player (Required for many of our career courses and ALL of our IT courses.)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don''t have PowerPoint)