Food Safety Education Classes

The Food & Lodging section recognizes that education is the least expensive, yet most effective means to reduce the occurrence of foodborne illness. We are committed to the protection of the health and well-being of the citizens of Craven County.

Increases in outbreaks of foodborne illness across the country have focused the public's attention on the causes and prevention of outbreaks in foodservice establishments, as well as at home. Changes in agricultural practices, ecological changes, international travel and commerce, changes in lifestyle, emerging pathogens and the high turnover rate in the foodservice industry, indicate the need for an ongoing food safety education program. The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety system is utilized to enable food service owners, managers, and foodservice employees to:

  • Identify the foods and procedures that are most likely to cause foodborne illness
  • Build in procedures that reduce the risks of foodborne outbreaks
  • Monitor all procedures to ensure food safety

Food Safety for Managers (ServSafe)

ServSafe classes are offered at:

Craven Community College
To register call 252-638-7248

Pamlico Community College
To register call 252-249-1851 ext. 3015

Carteret Community College
To register call 252-222-6200

Craven County Division of Environmental Health will proctor ServSafe exams
for a fee of $75 per person with a two (2) person minimum.
Please call 252-636-4936 to sign up.

2014 Proctored Exams Schedule
Wednesday, January 29 @ 9:00 AM


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