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Last updated on July 3rd, 2018 at 08:47 pm

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KENTUCKY FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

Bullitt, Estill, Fayette & Nelson County Specific Requirements –

  • 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 an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Classroom & on-line courses are acceptable.
  • Local health department can 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.
  • Must be renewed every 3 years.

Breathitt & Jessamine County Specific Requirements –

  • 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 an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Classroom & on-line courses are acceptable.
  • Local health department can 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.
  • Must be renewed every 2 years.

Franklin County Specific Requirements –

  • 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 an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Classroom & on-line courses are acceptable.
  • Local health department can 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 Kentucky Counties –

  • The City of Lexington and Pike County require all food handlers complete a proprietary training program.
  • Obtaining a valid food handler card is voluntary for all other counties in Kentucky.

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