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Welcome to our blog. Here we try to clarify doubts and provide more information on common questions related to food safety and, more specifically, to aspects related to the food handling card certification.


I have lost my Food Handler Card. How can I have it back?

I have lost my Food Handler Card. How can I have it back? 06-06-2018

Have you lost your food handler's card or certificate and don't know how to get it back ? Well, this sometimes happens and the most important thing is that you do remember the name of the training company you used to get your certificate. From there, if you did it…   |   Read more...


Who needs the Food Handler Card Certification?

Who needs the Food Handler Card Certification? 03-28-2018

We already know that food is easily contaminated and that we must be careful when working with it. That is why, at the workplace level, it is essential to have adequate training to avoid errors in its handling that can cause health damage to consumers. To this end, the law…   |   Read more...


Where can I take the Food Handler Certification training?

Where can I take the Food Handler Certification training? 03-16-2018

The food handler's card is obtained after taking a specific course for this purpose and after passing the exam that guarantees the appropriate performance. The current regulations, both national and European, are very clear: the training received - which is compulsory - must be able to be accredited in an…   |   Read more...


Differences between a high risk and a low risk Food Handler

Differences between a high risk and a low risk Food Handler 03-10-2018

There are different levels of risk in the different activities of food handling, which is why there is a basic handler card and a high risk card, also known as a higher risk card. Thus, it is not the same to operate a loading machine to fill trucks and transport…   |   Read more...


Food Handler Card expiration

Food Handler Card expiration 03-01-2018

Many people ask us, after having obtained their food handler card, whether it is expired, whether it has a certain duration and about their renewal. The current regulation does not establish a specific expiry or expiration date for the card or certificate, leaving it up to the training companies and…   |   Read more...


What is a high risk Food Handling Card Certification?

What is a high risk Food Handling Card Certification? 02-23-2018

In terms of food safety, for example, preparing food for a sick person is not the same as transporting food packages. In the first case, there is a much greater risk and therefore more care is needed in food handling than in the second case. Therefore, although both require training…   |   Read more...


Is it mandatory to have a Food Handler Card?

Is it mandatory to have a Food Handler Card? 02-15-2018

At this point, with the latest changes in the regulation, there is some confusion about this. The short answer is that the so-called food handler card no longer exists, but it is mandatory to have the equivalent training. So, we're pretty much on the same page, actually. It is true…   |   Read more...


How to renew your Food Handler Card

How to renew your Food Handler Card 02-08-2018

With the life we lead today, renewing our food handler card is not usually one of our most urgent priorities, even though it is fundamental to do so in order to be up to date and to avoid possible sanctions. Even so, when we realize that we must renew it,…   |   Read more...


What is a Food Handler Card Certification?

What is a Food Handler Card Certification? 01-24-2018

You may have wondered, "What do I need a food handler's card for? There is a lot of doubt and confusion about this, so we'll try to clear up any doubts you may have about it.   Index: What is the food handler card and what is it for? What…   |   Read more...


Taking the Food Handler Card Certification training course online

Taking the Food Handler Card Certification training course online 01-03-2018

The food handler certificate is obtained after passing a test that proves that you have successfully completed the course. Once the test has been passed, the official certificate, card or diploma can be requested, which must be issued and approved by a training entity. The food handler course can be…   |   Read more...