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ALABAMA FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

Mobile & Jefferson County Specific Requirements –

  • Training provided by health dept or exclusive 3rd party provider “State Food Safety”
  • County requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public.
  • Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass a County Health Department approved exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit. ANSI certificate accreditation is not required.
  • Check with local health department to determine where to obtain approved food worker training, test, and card.
  • Food service workers are required to obtain a food handler card within 30 days of beginning work.

All other Alabama Counties –

  • Obtaining a valid food handler card is voluntary for all other counties in Alabama.