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    Anna

    Hi,

    I’m doing a project on cottage food laws for a Graduate Food Studies program and I’m curious if there have been any court cases about cottage food? Whether it be to get laws enacted, changed, or banned? Or even a cottage food provider who is being sued by a customer? The only thing I’m finding is the current court case in Minnesota.

    Thanks for any help!

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    David Crabill
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    For all the talk from health depts about cottage foods being unsafe (because the kitchen is not inspected), I have never heard of one person getting sued over their cottage food products. Many CFOs get liability insurance to protect against it, and yet as far as I can tell none have needed it. By the very nature of cottage foods, they are very safe, even when made in a home kitchen.

    The MN case is all I can think of as well. It’s odd that the only case is not against the cottage food law, but for it and against the state ag dept instead.

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