About ANSI Accreditation for Food Safety
Through its product certification accreditation programs, ANSI accredits certification bodies that operate a number of certification schemes dedicated to food safety are in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065, General requirements for bodies operating product certification systems. (
Laws in California, Illinois, Arizona, West Virginia, Texas, and New Mexico, as well as some local jurisdictions, require food handlers within their limits to have a food-handling training certificate from an ANSI accredited certificate program, demonstrating compliance with ASTM E2659, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs, an American National Standard. (More here)
ANSI implemented the ANSI-Conference for Food Protection (CFP) accreditation program in 2012. ANSI and the Conference for Food Protection entered into a cooperative agreement to accredit organizations involved in the certification of food protection managers. The program is based on the Conference for Food Protection Accreditation Standards.
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