What does the regulation say about Food Handlers Certificate?
If there are 5 or fewer food handlers working in the food premise, then there must be at least one person who has their food handler certificate. If there are 6 or more food handlers working in the food premise, then a manager or supervisor must have their food handler certificate and must be present on-site.
What should I do?
What happens if I don’t get the Food Handlers Certificate?
Consequences can be severe if you or your staff choose to neglect food safety certification requirements.
Twice as likely to fail health inspections
50% more likely to have food-borne illnesses
Suspended or revoked Food Establishment license
Financial penalties (up to thousands of dollars)
Charges and prosecution
Seizure and destruction of inventory