Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program will be offered in Brown County. This class is now required for all food service employees to help promote the service of safe food. The class is a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure you serve safe food at your establishment. Some practices discussed are:

Good Personal Hygiene Cross Contamination Time and Temperature abuse Two classes will be offered for the Food Handlers Certification at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office located at 605 Fisk Avenue Brownwood, Texas. The cost for a class is $20 per person. The dates and times for those classes are:

Wednesday, Sept. 21 Third Class — 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fourth Class — 1:30 to 3 p.m. You must RSVP by Sept. 20 in order to attend a class.

For more information or to RSVP please call the Brown County Extension Office at 325-646-0386.