ServSafe Training

This food safety management certification course uses the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments. Training meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirements for the Food Employee Certification Act. The ServSafe® course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe® class(es) and passing …

Understanding the Facts in the Food Market

Today making the decision about what food to buy is a challenging one. There are many concerns about human health and the health of the environment. One study found that 92% of consumers consider healthier lifestyle habits and effects on the environment when making purchases (Hartman, 2011). Of course, some customers are more heavily involved in sustainable purchasing than others. But what exactly does sustainable mean? There is not an easy answer.