Food Handler Certification An Overview A. Scott Gilliam, MBA, CFSP Director, Food Protection Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The Conference for Food Protection (CFP). A non-profit organization that provides input into the formulation of retail food laws in America .
January 1, 2005 Deadline
One (1) certified food handler per facility
6 months to comply with a change in ownership of an establishment
3 months to comply when the certified food handler leaves employment
Only one (1) certified food handler for facilities located on contiguous property
Person-in-charge present at all times
The certification must be recognized by the CFP (ANSI) or the ISDH