Last updated on July 28th, 2022 at 05:59 pm

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State Regulations The owner or a chosen employee of each food facility should have a food safety certificate from the department specifically for that food establishment.
Certification Exam Mandatory
Approved Certification Exams Always Food Safe
ServSafe and Prometric
Food Safety Training Requirement 8 hours
Certificate Renewal 5 years
Additional Requirements To acquire the food safety certification, you have to submit the following to the health department: ·         A finished application to the Retail Food Program ·         Proof of successful completion of an approved training course and written exam ·         $25 fee for each certificate Note: State and local government employees are excused from the fee.


Is there a minimum training requirement?
All individuals must complete at least eight hours of training.

Do I have to register with the Louisiana Department of Health after I pass my exam?
Yes, once you have finished your training and passed your food safety exam, you must complete the FSC Application form. A copy of your food safety certificate will need to be provided and a check for $25 that is payable to the Department of Health and Hospitals (D.H.H.).

Can I take the food safety exam online at home?
You must attend a testing center and have your exam monitored by an approved instructor.

How do I renew my certificate?
To renew your certificate, you must take and successfully pass the food safety certification exam again as well as pay the $25 application fee to the Health Department.

What training do you provide in Louisiana?

  • Online Food Manager Training: A self-paced training that is online and incorporates different learning experiences such as graphics, audio, and cooperative learning exercises. This is a very effective learning program.
  • Online Study Guide: A study guide (20+ pages) that covers the major FDA food theories. This study guide also encompasses the Top 10 Tips to Passing the Food Manager Exam and two practice tests. All of these are done online.
  • Food Manager Exam: The test is conducted online via the Always Food Safe Company which is ANSI accredited and recognized by state and county health departments.


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