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Cottage Food Producer food safety training offered

WILLMAR -- Individuals who make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies are invited to attend the Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training from 1 to 5 p.m. June 27 at the University of Minnesota Extension Office, Mid C...

WILLMAR - Individuals who make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies are invited to attend the Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training from 1 to 5 p.m. June 27 at the University of Minnesota Extension Office, Mid Central Research and Outreach Center, Willmar.

This advanced safe food handling course focuses on aspects of cottage food products including baked, confectionery, dried, fruit preserves and, acid and acidified fruit and vegetables. Participants will learn how to produce, package and label a safe food product.

For those who sell more than $5000 annually, this workshop meets the training requirement to register as a Minnesota cottage food producer. Registration materials available at extension.umn.edu/food/food-safety/courses/cottage-foods/. For more information, contact Karla at (507) 337-2808 or engel114@umn.edu .

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