Cottage Food Operation

The Cottage Food Operations law becomes effective January 1, 2013. A Cottage Food operation or CFO is an enterprise at a private home where low-risk food products are prepared or packaged for public consumption.

For more information about organizing and running a cottage food operation, please read our Questions and Answers (PDF) handout and the California Department of Public Health's segment on Cottage Food Operations.

GETTING STARTED

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES