Definition of a Food Handler: Any person who shall prepare, handle, or dispense food for human consumption, or come into contact with food or food preparation utensils, at any food establishment.
Directions for applying for a food handlers card:
- Print off card application and test answer sheet.
- Take the open book test (all answers can be found in the food regulations). A minimum of 80% is required to pass the test. Optional study material is provided in the links to food service videos.
- Mail or drop off the completed card application form, test answer sheet and cash or check for $30 for three years or $10 for one year. The address/drop off point is: Henry County Health Center, 1800 Community Drive Clinton, MO 64735. If you receive a minimum of 80% on the test you will be called and notified the card is ready for pickup at the Henry County Health Center.
If you have any questions, please call 660-890-8232 or E-mail: Fred.Boehler@lpha.mo.gov
For the application, study materials, and answer sheet – Click Here
Henry County Food Regulations – Click Here
Basic Food Safety Course Part 1
Basic Food Safety Course Part 2
Basic Food Safety Course Part 3
Basic Food Safety Course Part 4
Basic Food Safety Course Part 5
Basic Food Safety Course Part 6
Poster – Always Wash
Poster – Hand Washing
Poster – On The Serving Line
Poster – Personal Hygiene
Poster – Produce Salad Area
Poster – Refrigerate for Safety
Poster – Store room Basics
Poster – Drown a Germ
Poster – Keep Hot Food Hot
Poster – Personal Appearance
Poster – Pot Sink
Poster – Receiving Area
Poster – Serving Line Employees
Poster – Use That Thermometer