By Roxanne Thompson
With a new Texas law requiring that all employees who handle food take a Food Handlers Class, Limestone County’s AgriLife Office has stepped up to offer classes and testing for the new requirements.
The new law also requires that every business that handles food have at least one employee certified in Food Manager Training.
Gabby Washington, Limestone County’s AgriLife Extension Agent for Food and Consumer Science, is now certified to teach both classes and give the respective tests.
“I’ve been getting a lot of feedback from people in the community, saying this is something we need,” Washington said. “Even at gas stations, where they serve food a little bit, they need to have a Food Handlers Card.”
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