Maintain Your CFS

Maintaining your CFS demonstrates continuous learning and competency in the evolving field of food science. CFS certificants are required to complete 75 contact hours (CH) every five (5) years.  View the video to learn more about accepted maintenance activities.

For the complete renewal policy, and to begin tracking your professional development activities, please click the button below:

CFS Renewal Policy and Tracking Form (Word)


Wondering if your contact hours activities are eligible for CFS renewal?

CFS Contact Hour Eligibility Tool