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Food Manager Certification
and Re-Certification

The State of Minnesota requires a Minnesota Certified Food Manager in most food establishments. Food manager certification is administered by the Minnesota Department of Health.

If you are already a Certified Food Manager you must be re-certified once every 3 years.

Aitkin County Environmental Services is a MDH approved supplier and periodically gives free training for certification and re-certification. The only prerequisite is that your business is located in Aitkin County or that you are employed by an Aitkin County-based business.

Please check the links below for updated course information:

For questions, contact Michelle Leitinger, Aitkin County Environmental Services, 218-927-7266.

For further information on certification please contact the MDH at:

MDH, Environmental Health Division
Food Manager Certification - Freeman Building
625 Robert St. N
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
Phone: 651-201-4500

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