Questions & Answers
Our program is ANSI-Accredited. This means our training has met rigorous standards and is broadly accepted
through the US.
ANSI accreditation is a requirement under Iowa law. ANSI providers will have a visible logo with an
issue number on their website.
You can take the exam as many time as
required. However, after 2 failed attempts, you must retake the course. There is not an extra charge for
retaking the course.
How long is my Food Handlers Card valid?
It is valid for 3 years. At the end of that period, you will need to retake the course and pass the exam.
eFoodhandlers makes that process simple and straightforward.
How many times can I take the exam?
You can take the exam as many time as required. However, after 2 failed attempts, you must retake the
course. There is not an extra charge for retaking the course.
The State of Iowa requires the Person-in-Charge to demonstrate proficiency in the food rules of the FDA. eFoodhandlers Basic Food Safety Course can assist you gaining that proficiency. Here is a document that describes the type of knowledge the Person-in-Charge must possess. Click Here