A growing number of health departments are requiring food handlers to show proof of food safety training in the form of food handler cards. Regulations can vary by city or county, and it’s important to check with your health department for local requirements.

The following states require food handler cards and accept Food Handler by MenuTrinfo, LLC:

  • Arizona
  • California (Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • New Mexico
  • Ohio (Pending)
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia (Required and approved in Hampton County and Peninsula County)
  • West Virginia (Required and approved in Jefferson County)

Food Handler by MenuTrinfo, LLC is highly recommended in the following states:

  • Alabama (Mobile and Jefferson Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut (Hartford and Fairfield Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas (Leavenworth and Wichita Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts (Lynn County has local requirements not yet met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota (Minneapolis has local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri (Independence City, Kansas City, and Colombia and Franklin and Jackson Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada (Carson City, Las Vegas, and Douglas County have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey (Clark and Bergen Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • New York (New York City has local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma (Cleveland, Creek, Payne, and Tulsa Counties have local requirements not met by MenuTrinfo)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

At this time, these states require food handler cards and are not accepting outside providers of Food Handler training:

  • Alaska
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Check back often as we are constantly updating this page as approvals come through.

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