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                            About Us     

Here is the online store for the Saraniecki Institute for Nutrition and Environmental Health, Inc. We are Public Health Professionals with a wide range and scope of expertise and experience.  We have been in public and private practice for over 35 years.

Our lead trainer and author is Walter P. Saraniecki, MS, LDN, LEHP, REHS/RS.

Walter's licenses and professional credentials:

Illinois Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP),
Illinois Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist (LDN) and
NEHA credentialed Registered Environmental Health Specialist/ Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS).

Additionally, Walter holds the following certificates:

Independent Contracted Instructor for the Center for Domestic Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA
for Food Safety, Potable Water, Vectors of Diseases, & Solid Waste,
Hazardous Waste, Responder Safety, and Re-occupancy of Homes & Businesses
 He teaches both the
Environmental Health Training for Emergency Response Awareness Level course and the new Operations Level Course at CDP, FEMA

IRCA ISO 22000 Auditor (re-certification in the process)

ISO 2200 Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Certificate

OSHA 40 hour Hazardous Waste Certificate

EPA Section 608 & 609 Ozone Depleting Freon Technician Certificates

Swimming Pool Operator

Certified Pool & Spa Inspector

International HACCP Alliance and SQF HACCP Certified

Chicago Certified Food Service Sanitation Manager

Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager

Illinois HACCP Train the Trainer

Illinois Food Allergen Certified 

NEHA Registered Food Safety Trainer

Illinois Dept of Agriculture Mosquito Larvicide Applicator

U.S. Dept of Homeland Security FEMA Certificates: IS-5.a; IS-100.a; IS-200.a; IS-700.a; IS-800.b

Walter is also the Chairman of the Illinois Board of Environmental Health Practitioners at the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation in Springfield, IL. He also serves as a member of the Environmental Health Advisory Committee of Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, IL and as a member of the Food Advisory Work-group, Food Protection Division, Chicago Department of Public Health.

Walter holds an MS in Human Nutrition with a minor in Public Health Education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and holds a BS in Food and Nutrition Science from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He also holds a diploma in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning from Doolin Technical College, Dallas, Texas.

Walter is the author of the REHS Examination Review Course Workbook. He also is the instructor for the REHS/RS Examination Review Class.

In addition to his Public Health efforts, Walter is the President of Saranecki Bros Catering, Inc, a 76 year old family business that includes six Banquet facilities, Off-Premise Catering, and commercial property leasing.

Claudia Sheridan Saraniecki, MS, RD, LDN, is the managing partner for the Saraniecki Institute for Nutrition and Environmental Health, Inc. In addition to editing the Workbook, Claudia manages this website, Claudia holds a master's degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and a BS in Foods and Nutrition from Western Illinois University. She is a Registered Dietitian and is licensed as an LDN in the state of Illinois. Claudia has special interest in the dietary treatment of Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Type 2. Claudia has authored numerous articles on Sports Nutrition and Hydration for local high school athletic team newsletters. She is treasurer of Saranecki Bros Catering, Inc. and proprietress of Babushka Bakery in Chicago. 

The Saraniecki Institute for Nutrition and Environmental Health, Inc provides training, auditing, consulting and inspection services for Retail Food Safety, Retail HACCP, Processor HACCP, FSMS 22000, Potable Water, Waste Water, Disaster Sanitation, Solid Waste Disposal, Sports Nutrition, Recipe Modification, Artisan Breads, and Medical Nutrition Therapy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The cover for the REHS Examination Review Course Workbook;
600+ pages of sharp, on point review and practice sessions which will prepare you to take the exam.