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Massachusetts

State Requirements: Every food service establishment must have a certified manager.

Food Protection Manager: Required.     

Food Handlers: Recommended but not required.   

Exceptions: None.

Manager Training Hours: No regulations on training or specific training but recommended.

Food Handler Course: Recommended but not required. 

Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 5 years; Food Handler every 5 years.

National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Acceptance: Yes

Course Materials Available: Yes

Approved Options: Classroom, Proctored Online and Pearson Vue Centers. Please check with your local jurisdiction or regulatory body for the most current information.