Think Food Safety

Think Food Safety: a campaign to raise awareness of illegal food sales, the Cottage Food Law, and safe food handling practices. Important links, facts, and resources are shared through social media outlets:

Download the Free Home Use Food Safety Check List

Keep Food Safe After a Disaster: Is your food safe when the power is out? Available in 7 languages.

Fact sheet #1  –Fact sheet #2  –Prevention
Reduce Risk  –Cleaning Procedures MSU Extension hosts live, online classes to teach more about the Cottage Food Law so that you can safely sell your cottage food at farmers markets, roadside stands, and more. This class is taught at specific times throughout the year with guest speakers from MDARD and also features the MSU Product Center teaching the business aspect of running your own food business. MSU Extension offers a self-paced online fee-based course through the D2L format. This class is taught in combination with Food Safety Educators and Innovation Counselors with the MSU Product Center so that you can learn more about the Cottage Food Law from safe food handling to running an entrepreneurial food business.