Food Safety

SafeMark



SafeMark is the comprehensive food safety training program for the retail food industry.  In the business of food safety, the best protection is prevention, and it begins with the right training program.

Coming Soon!
 
New SafeMark Training Programs updated to the 2013 Food Code

SafeMark is partnering with Alchemy to provide an interactive online food safety training for both Food Handlers and Managers.  The updated programs will include enhanced graphics images, optional customization, and will prepare users for certification.




        

 

An all-inclusive training for managers, supervisors and food handlers.  Training materials are available in various formats including print, online and CD-ROM.

Manager Training:
View sample pages in Guide to Food Safety 
(English) (Español)

Updated to 2009 FDA Food Code

Food Handler Training:
Quick Reference Guide (English) (Español)

Updated to 2009 FDA Food Code

Learn more about SafeMark for Supermarkets

                                       


A training alternative designed to prepare food establishment managers and supervisors for the nationally recognized food manager certification examination.


View sample pages from Food Safety Fundamentals
Updated to 2009 FDA Food Code

Learn more about SafeMark for Food Establishments

Food Safety Requirements - Supermarkets

Florida

Please check with the state for the most current information on state and local requirements.

Current State Status: State requires person in charge to be a Certified Food Protection Manager for all retail food establishments.
State Contact: Aggie Hale, Environmental Administrator
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Food Safety
3125 Conner Boulevard, Suite D
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650
(850) 245-5520

State Web Address:

http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/fs/

Requirements:
  • Food Safety Training Required For Managers: Yes
  • Food Safety Training Required Food Handlers: No
  • SafeMark Classroom Training Approved: Yes
    State does not approve courses. SSM may be used for exam preparation.
  • Minimum Number of Training Hours Required: 0.00
  • SafeMark Online Training Approved: Yes
    State does not approve courses. Online SSM may be used for exam preparation.
  • Training Frequency Required: N/A
  • SafeMark National Registry Exam Approved: Yes.
  • Certification Exam Required: Yes.
  • Certification Exam Frequency:
    5
  • Re-certification Exam Required: Yes

Current Regulations URL:

http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/fs/certfoodmgr.pdf

Local Requirements:
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals/ SafeMark Exam Approval: Yes
SafeMark Training Recognized:
Summary of Code Requirements: State requires person in charge to be a Certified Food Protection Manager.

Additional Info:

Grocery stores are under the jurisdiction of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Restaurants are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Date:

07/10/2012

SafeMark® Trainings

Date

Training

Location

There are currently no training sessions for Florida