Most questions about cottage food laws should be directed to an individual state’s group, not this one. This group is for general questions and comments about the cottage food laws, resources, and industry information.
The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic is an excellent and comprehensive source of laws, policies, news, and all things related to cottage foods on a state by state basis, updated frequently and very useful to anyone in this industry.
I moved here from CA and helped contribute to the MEHKO Law on C.O.O.K Alliance Policy Committee and would like others who are interested to assist me in being an advocate in NC during the upcoming legislative session to help enact similar legislation here (without the restriction of having individual counties to opt-in) I am also involved in the…[Read more]
David, Do you know which states have laws permitting low sugar jams, jellies, preserves? Thanks, Joanne Littau
Joanne, off the top of my head, I don’t know of any that specifically allow jams and jellies that do not fall under Part 150 of CFR Title 21. Maybe Wisconsin? Their law is pretty loose when it comes to canned goods. Of course, there’s always Wyoming, which allows almost anything. I think most states that allow anything low-sugar would require the…[Read more]
David replied to the topic How large is the cottage foods community in the US? in the forum Laws & Industry Info 5 years, 3 months ago
This question has come up a couple times:
Honestly, I still don’t think it would be possible to even generally ballpark the number. The correct answer is probably “more than you think”. If you include…[Read more]