Last updated on May 17th, 2020 at 07:36 pm

Need Your California Food Handlers Card?

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If you are looking for an affordable, fun and easy online ANSI accredited food handler certificate program, you are in the right spot. Get your California Food Handler Card by clicking the button below.

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Kristin Soulsby

School District Director / Madison School District

CALIFORNIA FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

  • ALL food Handlers in California working are required to obtain a valid Food Handler Card within 30 days of their hire date.
  • This is a MANDATORY requirement statewide.
  • Food Handler Certificate must be obtained from a program accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and approved by the state of California.
  • FoodHandlerSolutions.com is an ANSI accredited provider of Food Handler Online Training.
  • The following counties have additional requirements and the local health departments should be contacted for more information before purchasing any online or any person course.
    • San Diego County – Food Handlers should contact the county Environmental Health Service.Food handlers need to pass a food handler test with a minimum score of 80 percent.
    • Riverside County – Food handlers are required to obtain a food worker’s card from the county Environmental Health Service.
    • San Bernardino County – Food handlers are required to obtain a food worker’s card from the county Environmental Health Service.
  • It is advised that all persons wishing to obtain their Food Handler Certificate check with the local health department for any additional requirements.
  • Some counties may require proof of legal residence or the payment of a supplemental fee to issue a county food handler card.
  • All the following apply –
    • Certificate expires every 3 years and must be renewed.
    • A physical certificate is required.
    • Participation in a training class is required
    • Classroom or On-line class participation is acceptable.
    • Class and exam duration must be 1 to 3 hours – Training hours vary from county to county.
    • CA approved ANSI Food Handler Certificate is required for all staff working in a foodservice facility

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