National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP) is a food safety certification for the restaurant, hotel, and quick service industry business administered by Environmental Health Testing. NRFSP was founded in 1998 through partnerships between the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and Professional Testing, Inc. and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. NRFSP is one of three certifications accredited by the American National Standards Institute under standards established by the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP), along with ServSafe and Prometric.
NRFSP's International Certified Food Safety Manager is the first and only food manager safety certification to be accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) based on the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standard for conformity - general requirement for bodies operating certification of persons. NRFSP’s certification program has been developed to assess the knowledge of entry-level Food Safety Managers in the retail food industry.
The Food Safety Manager examination is acceptable in all states and jurisdictions that recognize those standards set by the Conference for Food Protection and is an assurance of quality in the development and maintenance of the exams.
NRFSP runs the Food Safety blog Food Safety Spot.
Lawrence Lynch is President and CEO of National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.
- Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (United Kingdom)