Food Safety Materials

NEHA offers top-notch food safety training, food safety education materials (publications, videos, e-books, etc.), HACCP Manager Certification, and food manager certification exams.

Restaurants and food service establishments can choose to customize their training needs to receive the level of food safety education that is right for their employees.

What Makes Our Food Safety Resources Better?

  • We work closely with health departments and keep abreast of food safety trends so you receive the most up-to-date effective training on the market. In fact, a large percentage of our registered trainers are health inspectors themselves - and who better to train you than the inspection experts?
  • We listen to your needs, whether you're looking for food safety books for employees, want to create an internal training program, or are looking to provide certification/recertification for your food managers and food handlers, we work to provide the best training and materials for each establishment.
  • NEHA's long standing history in food safety - since 1939 - means that we are trusted and respected for reliable, accurate, and relevant information. We recognize that food safety is a significant commitment on everyone's part, and we are dedicated to working with you to protect the health of your patrons.
  • NEHA has what you need...all at a price you can afford.

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Food Safety Materials

NEW: Professional Food Manager

For any foodservice operation to manage its risk effectively, managers must learn basic food safety principles, apply that information on the job every day, and pass a Conference for Food Protection/ American National Standards Institute (CFP/ANSI)-approved examination.

NEHA's Professional Food Manager, Fifth Edition supplies culinary and hospitality professionals and students with the knowledge to pass the CFP/ANSI-approved exam while helping to ensure the continued successful execution of food safety best practices in the workplace.








Professional Food Handler

NEHA Textbook: Professional Food HandlerANSI accredited.  Meets CA and IL food handler requirements. 

NEHA's Professional Food Handler textbook provides food handlers access to essential knowledge and understanding of fundamental food safety practices that they need to carry out their work safely. Concise, brightly illustrated, and written at the eighth-grade level, this student textbook has proved to be an effective tool in the workplace.

Based on the FDA 2013 Food Code, this book presents all the essential microbiological and technical food safety principles in ways that are easy to read, understand, and retain. In addition to containing fundamental food safety practices, the book also includes informative graphics that assist readers in retaining the information.

Professional Food Handler Textbook






HACCP: Managing Food Safety Hazards 


HACCP: Managing Food Safety Hazards at the Retail Level provides a roadmap for writing and implementing a food safety management system based on hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) principles. Prepares readers to take the NEHA Certified HACCP Manager exam. Study reference for NEHA's CP-FS exam. 

Online HACCP courses also available at


HACCP: Managing Food Safety Hazards 






HACCP for Processors: A Step-By-Step Guide

Book: HACCP for Processors


Food safety is everyone’s concern—especially facilities that produce, manufacture, distribute, ship, or import food products. Hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) principles are required for many of these operations. HACCP for Processors: A Step-By-Step Guide provides you with the necessary knowledge for understanding, writing, and implementing a food safety management system based on HACCP principles. This comprehensive textbook is designed to teach the principles of HACCP and also to be a valuable reference book for your food safety library. It can be used on its own or in conjunction with NEHA’s online HACCP course.


HACCP for Processors: A Step-By-Step Guide






Certified Professional in Food Safety Manual

NEHA’s Certified Professional–Food Safety manual was developed by experts from across the various food safety disciplines to help candidates prepare for the updated CP-FS credential examination. 

This 360-page manual contains science-based, in-depth information about the causes and prevention of foodborne illness, HACCP plans and active managerial control, cleaning and sanitizing, pest control, risk-based inspections, sampling food for laboratory analysis, food defense, responding to food emergencies and foodborne illness outbreaks, conducting facility plan reviews, and the legal aspects of food safety.


Certified Professional in Food Safety (CP-FS) Study Guide






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