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CO Cottage Food Act

The Colorado Cottage Food Act was implemented in 2013 and has had several amendments and additions since then.

For a copy of the original bill, SB 12-048, click here.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) provides information on the Cottage Food Act here.

Click here for food handler training websites as well as other information on the act.

The requirement for a Food Handler’s Safety class was approved in the 2013 legislative session. To view the amendments to the bill, click here. Here is a link to the one website with data on food safety online training.

One point of confusion with the bill is the $10,000 cap on sales. This is per item or type of product. If you sell both liquid honey and comb honey, each of those items or types of products has a cap of $10,000.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Cottage Food Act can be found here.

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