Cooking Up A Cottage Food Business

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This course is designed to educate people who want to start a cottage food production operation out of their residence in Texas. Through this course, individuals will gain knowledge of the Texas Cottage Food Law and general rules and best practices for preparing food safely.

Course Information

The Texas Cottage Food Law allows residents to prepare and sell specific foods from an unlicensed residential (home) kitchen. This online course is designed to educate people who want to start a cottage food production operation out of their residence in Texas. Through this 1-hour course, individuals will gain knowledge of the Texas Cottage Food Law and general rules and best practices for preparing food safely.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the amended Texas Cottage Food Law
  • Discuss the foods that can be sold or not sold under Cottage Food Law
  • Understand where and how foods can be sold under the Cottage Food Law
  • Recognize labeling requirements for foods sold under the Cottage Food Law
  • Understand requirements for recipes
  • Discuss basic food safety practices
  • Understand other aspects of a Cottage Food Business

Certification Requirements

Health Inspectors or sanitarians in need of CEU hours can take this course to receive 1 CEU hour. After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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