Texas DSHS Food Handler Information

Texas training and education of food handlers provides more qualified employees, thereby reducing the risk of food-borne illness outbreaks caused by improper food preparation and handling techniques.

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Texas Food Handler Safety Training FAQs

Q: Who is required to have a Food Handler Training Card in Texas? Texas requires food handler training for all individuals working in Texas food service establishments – (i.e., restaurants, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile vendors,

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Norovirus Foodborne Illness

Norovirus is the leading cause of illness and outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S. Most of these outbreaks occur in the food service settings like restaurants.

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What is HACCP?

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is internationally accepted as the most cost-effective method of preventing food contamination from chemical, microbiological and physical hazards. Why is HACCP Important? HACCP is important because it prioritizes and

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