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Home Based Food Operations

Sep 30
Resource Partner Event
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Home Based Food Operations

Starting a Business

September 30, 2014 | 9:00 am PST - 11:00 am PST

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

520 North Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA,91762

Deirdre Marsac

Inland Empire Small Business Development Center

This is a free event.

Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Recommended, Home-Based Food Operations: As of January 1, 2013, the State of California permits an enterprise at a private home to prepare and package low-risk food products for sale to consumers. This seminar will offer a discussion on the steps required to become a Cottage Food Operation (CFO) in the County of Riverside. In addition, this seminar will present general food safety techniques including preparing a clean workstation and requirements for packaging homemade food products. Seminar topics include: • Permits and Certifications required to operate as a CFO• Food categories permitted under the law • Selling at retail locations and local farmers markets• Operational and Food Labeling requirements