Illinois Food Handler Enforcement Act Training Requirement


Effective 7/1/14, This new act requires that all food workers must obtain training in basic safe food handling principles within 30 days after employment.  Certified food managers are exempt.  Safe Food Handlers is approved by the Illinois Dept. of Public Health to offer this course. Non-restaurant law takes effect on 7/1/16 (businesses that 51% of their sales excluding alcohol is NOT food related)

There are three options to obtain the food handler training.

For more information on the new Food Handler Enforcement Act go to the following links:

 Enforcement Act Detail  or Frequently Asked Questions