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The FCS School Nutrition Program’s food safety and sanitation procedures are in place to ensure safe meals are served at all times in all schools within the county. Our department prides itself in the efforts of always putting the customer first. To ensure this, our procedures often far exceed what is required by the Georgia Food Code for food establishments. ​​
  • ServSafe is a Food Service Sanitation Course developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to provide certification required to serve safe food.
  • 100% of Fulton County School Nutrition Managers have current ServSafe certification.
  • Certifications are renewed every 5 years by retaking the ServSafe course and examination.
Additional Food Safety Training​
  • All employees receive food safety training twice yearly in basic food safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination, time & temperature control, and cleaning & sanitation.
  • All new hires receive food safety training within the first 24 hours of hire as required by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
  • In addition to being ServSafe certified, all managers receive additional food safety training annually.
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Ensuring Safe Foods are Served at All Times​
  • As required by USDA and the Fulton County Health Department, all Fulton County School Nutrition Managers must implement a systematic approach to the identification, evaluation and control of food safety hazards to prevent food borne illness under a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) program.
  • All School Nutrition Programs are required to implement local standard operating procedures for monitoring personal hygiene, pest control and facility cleanliness in addition to requirements set by the Fulton County Health Department.
  • All School Nutrition Programs are inspected by School Nutrition Area Supervisors on an on-going basis.
  • All School Nutrition Programs are inspected by Fulton County Health Department twice yearly.
  • All food vendors providing food items to Fulton County School Nutrition must also utilize HACCP.

For federal food safety information visit www.foodsafety.gov/​

If you have difficulty communicating with us or understanding this information because you do not speak English or have a disability, please let us know. Contact SchoolNutrition@fultonschools.org OR 470-254-8960. Free language assistance or other aids and services are available upon request.

School Nutrition/USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English.. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form Instructions, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or (2) fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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