Is it safe? Is it legal?

©Clipart.com ID 26669096The following is published at the request of Bear Lake Township Supervisor.

There have been enquiries about how to start or operate a home based ‘cottage’ food business.

We’re all used to seeing farmers market roadside produce stands but what about baked goods?

Michigan Department of Agriculture has a comprehensive Q&A web site which will answer many of your questions and put you in touch with food safety staff who can fill in the rest.

Also here’s a direct link to their PDF

Checklist for Starting a Cottage Food Business

 

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