Stakeholders Communication

This course is ANAB accredited to the ASTM e2659-18 standard.

Purpose (Effective 12/27/2019)

The purpose of the is to educate food handlers on the critical concepts and behaviors necessary to food safety.

Scope (Effective 12/27/2019)

The scope is to present the essential elements of food safety that a food handler must know to keep food safe for human consumption.

Intended Learning Outcomes (Effective 4/18/2023)

Upon completion of the instructional course, learners will be able to do the following:

  1. Identify how employee illnesses and infections can affect food safety.
  2. Identify the importance of proper handwashing.
  3. Identify the employee's role in helping to prevent foodborne illness.
  4. Identify management's role in helping to prevent foodborne illness.
  5. Define the concept of foodborne illness
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of holding temperatures for potentially hazardous foods.
  7. Identify why cooking foods to proper temperatures is important.
  8. Identify why cross contamination is dangerous and know the primary ways to prevent it
  9. Identify Bare Hand Prohibition with Ready-to-Eat Food
  10. Identify Major Food Allergens

The following are the requirements to earn the certificate:

  1. Complete the course*
  2. Pass the end-of-course assessment with a minimum score of 70%.

*Completion is defined as having viewed all course pages and submitting all end-of-module quizzes and the comprehensive assessment

Statement about what inferences can be made regarding certificate holders

Your eFoodcard program certificate is documentation of the successful completion of the certificate program.

Access to

Requests for Special Medical Accomodations

Reasonable accommodations for testing shall be provided at no cost to candidates with special medical needs covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act who submit a written explanation of their needs, along with appropriate medical documentation. Food Safety Educators may submit information regarding the stated disability and requested accommodation to its own expert advisers and reserves the right to provide only those reasonable accommodations as required by law.

Learner Attestation

By completing the final assessment, you acknowledge that you understand the following:

  • The examinations and the questions contained therein are the exclusive property of the Certificate Issuer and are protected by federal copyright law. No part of the examination(s) may be copied, reproduced in part or whole by any means whatsoever, including memorization.
  • Individual participation in any irregularity occurring during the examination, such as giving or obtaining unauthorized information or aid, as evidenced by an observation or subsequent statistical analysis, may be sufficient cause to invalidate the results of the examination or the certificate issued, or other appropriate remedy.
  • Individuals verify that they have successfully met the program requirements. If at any time it is confirmed an individual has not met all the requirements, individuals will no longer be eligible for the certificate, or will have their current certificate invalidated.
  • Individuals verify that they solely are responsible for the answers provided on the test(s) and that they were not provided assistance by other individuals.

Certificate Use and Issuance

The certificate is the property of the eFoodcard. Permission to use the certificate is granted to certificate holders at the discretion of eFoodcard for permissible uses only. Use of the certificate is limited to those persons who have been granted the certificate, and shall not be transferred to, assigned to, or otherwise used by any other individual, organization, or entity. Use of the certificate by individuals who have not been granted and maintained the certificate is expressly prohibited.

The certificate may not be revised or altered in any way and must be displayed in the same form as produced by CI.

Certificate use is defined and dictated by health department officials, state or local laws or regulations, certification program standards, and/or legislative documents.

Certificate Invalidation

eFoodcard has the right to invalidate any certificate that comes under suspicion of fraudulent behavior. This may include but is not limited to:

  • Giving or obtaining unauthorized information or aid during the examination.
  • Dishonest attestation of fulfillment of course requirements.
  • Providing dishonest or fraudulent information.