Connecticut has no cottage food laws at this time, but a new bill (HB 5027) will go into effect on October 1st, 2015, which should allow the sale of some types of homemade goods. However, the health department needs to create rules for cottage food operations, so the allowances and restrictions are still very unclear. […]
Hawaii does not have a cottage food law, but there is a new bill (SB 379) in the current legislative session. If passed, the bill would allow producers to sell many types of cottage foods at any venue where they can make direct (in-person) sales. Unlike all other states’ laws, this bill would only allow a […]
New Jersey has been trying to get some laws passed for awhile, and this year they have two new bills on the table. One is doing well, having passed through Assembly and working its way through the Senate.