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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 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.

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