Charles Jackel replied to the topic Pre-Packaging At Home vs. Packaging At Farmers Market in the forum Packaging & Labeling 2 years, 7 months ago
I don’t see anything in the Illinois Cottage Food Law relating hand washing and packaging.
The hand washing is for food sampling which is a separate issue from packaging. The sampling rules mention
“pre-packaged” food items that will be used for sampling, but again, that is a separate issue from what I am asking about.
1. Are FRIED doughnuts considered a bread or pastry?
2. Are FRIED doughnuts considered a non-hazardous baked good?
3. Are FRIED doughnuts allowed to be sold as a cottage food at Illinois Farmers Markets?
Charles Jackel started the topic Pre-Packaging At Home vs. Packaging At Farmers Market in the forum Packaging & Labeling 2 years, 7 months ago
I am a registered cottage food operator with my county health department in Illinois.
The Illinois Cottage Food Law is ambiguous about WHEN cottage food must be packaged and labeled.
I would like to SELL my bagels at the farmers markets similar to a bakery, so customers can select their own
variety of bagels. Currently, I pre-bag the bagels…[Read more]