Food Safety Resources and Training
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Certified Food Protection Manager Training
Certified Food Protection Managers (CFPM) are food service employees with management responsibility who have passed a test to show knowledge of food safety. Montana requires that most food service establishments have a least one employee that is a CFPM. Click on the links below to see a list of in-person classes and online training and testing options.
Food Handler Training
Food Handler Training introduces basic food safety principles and steps needed to protect the safety of food. The in-person class is for ANYONE who works with food including servers, cooks, bussers, runners, dishwashers, delivery staff and volunteers.
Food Safety Signs & Handouts
Improper Hot/Cold Holding Temperatures
- Holding Temperatures
- Cooling Hot Foods
- Date Marking Ready-to-Eat Foods
- Cooler Maintenance Tips
- How to Correct Cold Holding Violations
Improper Cooking Temperatures
Contaminated Utensils and Equipment
- Manual Dishwashing Procedure
- Food Storage to Prevent Cross Contamination
- Indirect Waste Connections
- Cleanup Plan for Vomit
Poor Employee Health and Hygiene
- Employee Illness Quick Decision Guide
- Sample Employee Health Policy
- Bare Hand Contact with Ready To Eat Foods
- Employee hand washing
- Hand washing reminder
Food from Unsafe Sources
Food safety is an important public health priority. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year 1 in 6 Americans are sickened by foodborne illnesses. Environmental Health Services at RiverStone Health conducts inspections, provides compliance assistance and sponsors education activities aimed at reducing the risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness.
If you suspect that you have a foodborne illness, please contact:
RiverStone Health Environmental Health Services
24 hours a day, 7 day a week
- Symptoms of Food Poisoning
- Foodborne Illness-Causing Organisms in the U.S.
- How to Prevent Food Poisoning
- Keep Food Safe
Food Safety in Emergencies
Food Safety Resources
Yellowstone Food Safety Advisory Group (FSAG)
The mission of FSAG is to enhance the perception and effectiveness of food safety in Yellowstone County through industry and community education. Anyone with an interest in food safety may participate. For more information call the Environmental Health Services office at 406.256.2770.