Food Safety Training

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Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Food Producers & Egg Producers

Classes to be held at La Plata County Extension Office in Durango, Colo. Trainings are sponsored by La Plata County Extension Office in cooperation with Colorado Dept. of Health and Environment for Food Safety.   

A one-day course required for certification for cottage food producers & egg producers that will cover the requirements for cottage food as a business including topics such as: food safety, safe food handling, cross contamination and cross contact of food allergens; temperature control for safe food preparation, storage, transport and sales, ingredient labeling and disclaimer requirements.  The business specifics and current expectations for selling specific food items produced in your home kitchen and for the selling of backyard eggs.

The course is Thursday, Feb. 15, from 12-4 p.m., at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., Durango. Preregister by Feb. 12.

Each class costs $30 per person.

Attendees will receive a Food Certificate for display.

Pre-registration is required and the class is limited to 30 people.

For more information and to pre-register contact: Wendy Rice, R.D. at 970-382-6461 or via email

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