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Cottage Food Operations

Assembly Bill 1616 - Cottage Food Operations (CFO) was signed into law, effective January 2013.  This law allows certain non-potentially hazardous foods to be made in a private home and sold directly to consumers, or indirectly to  restaurants or markets. The following links will provide specific guidelines and forms.

Do you qualify as a Cottage Food Operation (CFO)?
FAQ's Cottage Food Act AB 1616
CFO Registration/Permit Application
CFO Self-Certification Checklist
State Health Department Guidance Documents
Operator Training (Mandatory)
Cottage Food Act (AB 1616)

Click here for the current approved cottage food list.