Local news reports say a Salmonella outbreak in Gainesville, FL, has been linked to boxed lunches made in a woman’s home.
North Dakota health officials want state legislators to clarify rules about so-called cottage foods because of concerns about botulism poisoning.
The State Health Council, which includes two state senators, approved the proposed changes during a…
An outbreak of foodborne botulism in Denmark, with six confirmed cases, has been linked to a homemade dish served at a private party in June.
Fødevarestyrelsen (Danish Veterinary and Food Administration) said a sample from …
A New Jersey state senator is standing firm on his opposition to legalizing direct-to-consumer sales of certain foods not produced in commercial kitchens, citing food safety and fair competition concerns. Only the Garden State and…
The number of Minnesotans sickened with Salmonella poisoning after eating unpasteurized, homemade queso fresco – a Mexican-style cheese – more than doubled before the outbreak ran its course. Health officials said Monday that the number…
Dr. Paul Cieslak was probably the last guy a group of small farmers trying to win exemptions from state food safety rules wanted showing up at the Oregon House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Many parents are discovering that homemade baby foods can be a nutritious and often more economical alternative to baby foods available in stores. To ensure that the food is safe for your growing infant, follow…
The Michigan Cottage Food Law, signed by former Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm last July, is now taking effect and will likely become a model for legislation in other economically distressed states.
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Wyoming’s Joint Agriculture Committee decided yesterday to sponsor the hotly contested Wyoming Food Freedom Bill in next year’s legislative session. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Sue Wallis, R-Recluse, would exempt all “cottage foods”,