2019 Food Safety Training

Public Service Announcement

2019 Food Safety Training Required for Colorado Cottage Food Producers & Egg Producers

Classes to be held at La Plata County Extension Office

Sponsor: La Plata County Extension Office

What: Half day course required by state for certification for cottage food producers & egg producers. The focus will be the requirements for cottage food as a business. Primary topics will include safe food handling, cross contamination, cross contact of food allergens; temperature control, storage, transport and sales, ingredient labeling and disclaimer requirements.  Questions and discussion will include business specifics as well as current expectations for selling low risk food items produced in your home kitchen and for the selling of backyard eggs.

Durango: Jan. 22, 2019, 1 to 5 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.

Cost: $30 per person. Attendees will receive a Food Certificate for display. Preregistration is required 4 days in advance. Class is limited to 30 people with a minimum of 6 people.

For more information and to pre-register please contact:

Angela Fountain – fountainaj@co.laplata.co.us or 970-382-6465

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