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Instructions and application form for food safety certification

Food businesses in Philadelphia must have an employee certified in food safety present whenever they are operating, whether or not the business is open to the public.

These designated employees must complete a food safety course with an approved provider and receive an official City of Philadelphia Food Safety Personnel Certificate.

Name Description Released Format
Application for food safety certification PDF Instructions and application form to become food safety certified. October 3, 2018
Food safety training course providers PDF A list of food safety certification training course providers. January 21, 2020

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