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jams, jellies, preserve, and other non-potentially hazardous foods produced in the HOME KITCHEN of a DOMESTIC RESIDENCE.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Domestic residence"</B> means a single-family dwelling or an area within a rental unit where a single person or family actually resides; but does not include any group or communal residential setting within any type of structure; or outbuilding, shed, barn, or other similar structure.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Easily Cleanable"</B> means a characteristic of a surface that: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(6)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Allows effective removal of soil by normal cleaning methods;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(6)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Is dependent on the material, design, construction, and installation of the surface; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(6)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Varies with the likelihood of the surface's role in introducing pathogenic or toxigenic agents or other contaminants into FOOD based on the surface's APPROVED placement, purpose, and use.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Equipment"</B> means a normal household article that is used in the manufacture of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS such as a freezer, grinder, hood, ice maker, mixer, oven, reach-in refrigerator, scale, sink, slicer, stove, table, temperature measuring device, or Warewashing machine; but does not include industrial or commercial grade equipment that, due to their size, cannot be effectively cleaned in residential sinks or dishwashers.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Food"</B> means a raw, cooked, or processed edible substance, ice, BEVERAGE, or ingredient used or intended for use or for sale in whole or in part for human consumption, or chewing gum.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(9)">(9)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Foodborne disease outbreak"</B> means the occurrence of two or more cases of a similar illness resulting from the ingestion of a common FOOD.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(10)">(10)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Food-contact surface"</B> means: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(10)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A surface of EQUIPMENT or a UTENSIL with which FOOD normally comes into contact; or</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(10)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A surface of EQUIPMENT or a UTENSIL from which FOOD may drain, drip, or splash into a FOOD or onto a surface normally in contact with FOOD.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(11)">(11)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Home kitchen"</B> means a kitchen primarily intended for use by the residents of a home. It may contain one or more stoves or ovens, which may be a double oven, designed for residential use. It shall not include commercial types of EQUIPMENT.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(12)">(12)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"License"</B> means the document issued by the Department that authorizes a COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR to produce COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS in their HOME KITCHEN. The Cottage Food License should not be considered a loophole or alternative to the Food Sales Establishment License, or the requirement to obtain a Food Sales Establishment License for Food Sales Establishments according to Department Rules Chapter <a title="40-7-1-.75(1)" href="40-7-1-.75#40-7-1-.75(1)">40-7-1-.75(1)</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(13)">(13)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Packaged" </B>means bottled, canned, cartoned, securely bagged, or securely wrapped, in a cottage food operation. "Packaged" does not include a wrapper, carry-out box, or other nondurable container used to containerize FOOD with the purpose of facilitating FOOD protection during service and receipt of the FOOD by the CONSUMER.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(14)">(14)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Permitted area"</B> means the portion of a domestic residence housing a HOME KITCHEN where the preparation, packaging, storage, or handling of cottage food products occurs.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(15)">(15)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Personal Care Items" </B>means items or substances that may be poisonous, toxic, or a source of contamination and are used to maintain or enhance a person's health, hygiene, or appearance; which include items such as medicines; first aid supplies; and other items such as cosmetics, and toiletries such as toothpaste and mouthwash.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(16)">(16)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Potentially hazardous foods"</B> means foods requiring temperature control for safety because they are capable of supporting the rapid growth of pathogenic or toxigenic microorganisms, or the growth and toxin production of <I>Clostridium botulinum</I>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(17)">(17)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Public water system" </B>has the meaning stated in <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/us/books/Code_of_Federal_Regulations/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=141&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40 CFR 141</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(18)">(18)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Ready-to-Eat Food" </B>A bakery item such as bread, cakes, pies, fillings, or icing for which further cooking is not required for FOOD safety.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(19)">(19)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Single-Use Articles" </B>means UTENSILS and BULK FOOD containers designed and constructed to be used once and discarded; including items such as wax paper, butcher paper, plastic wrap, formed aluminum FOOD containers, jars, plastic tubs or buckets, bread wrappers, pickle barrels, ketchup bottles, and number 10 cans which do not meet the materials, durability, strength, and cleanability specifications for multiuse UTENSILS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(20)">(20)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Smooth"</B> means a FOOD-CONTACT SURFACE having a surface free of pits and inclusions; or a floor, wall, or ceiling having an even or level surface with no roughness or projections that renders it difficult to clean.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.02(21)">(21)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>"Utensil"</B> means a FOOD-CONTACT implement or container used in the storage, preparation, transportation, dispensing, sale, or service of FOOD, such as kitchenware or tableware that is multiuse, SINGLE-USE ARTICLES; and gloves used in contact with FOOD.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.03" name="40-7-19-.03" title="40-7-19-.03">Rule 40-7-19-.03 Registration</a></h2> <P>Prior to manufacturing COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS, a COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR must register with the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Division. Said registration application shall require the following:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The business name and home address of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A list of the COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS that the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR intends to produce, including size and/or volume for each product;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Indication of private or PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM. If a PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM is utilized for the manufacture of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS, the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR must attach a copy of their most recent water bill to the registration form;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Indication that the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR has attended and passed a Food Safety training class accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). A copy of their certificate must be attached to the registration form;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Indication that the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR has checked with their municipal and county governments to ensure a home business is allowed; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.03(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> An affidavit, attesting that by completing the registration form, the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR expressly grants the Georgia Department of Agriculture the right of entry to the residence during normal business hours, or at other reasonable times, for investigation of CONSUMER complaints, a FOODBORNE DISEASE OUTBREAK, or other public health emergency. Refusal to allow entry during normal business hours, or at other reasonable times, shall result in revocation of their Cottage Food License.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.04" name="40-7-19-.04" title="40-7-19-.04">Rule 40-7-19-.04 Licenses and Fees</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No one shall operate as a COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR without registering and obtaining a LICENSE from the Department.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.04(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The annual fee for the Cottage Food License shall be $100.00. Registration shall be completed annually for permitted COTTAGE FOOD OPERATORS, according to calendar year. For new applicants registering after June 30<SUP>th</SUP>, the fee for the License will be reduced by 50%.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.04(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Water analysis, for coliform bacteria and nitrates, shall be required annually for cottage food operators with a private water supply; and a copy of the water analysis results shall be attached to the registration form. If the Department conducts the water analysis, the fee for the test shall be $100.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.04(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Cottage Food Licenses are not required for individuals selling home produced non-POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS only at non-profit events as described in <a title="40-7-1-.02(41)(f)" href="40-7-1-.02#40-7-1-.02(41)(f)">40-7-1-.02(41)(f)</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.05" name="40-7-19-.05" title="40-7-19-.05">Rule 40-7-19-.05 Cottage Food Limitations</a></h2> <P>COTTAGE FOOD OPERATORS:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> May only produce non-potentially hazardous foods. Examples of these foods include: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Loaf breads, rolls, and biscuits;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Cakes (except those that require refrigeration due to cream cheese icing, fillings, or high moisture content such as tres leche);</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Pastries and cookies;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Candies and confections;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fruit pies;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Jams, jellies, and preserves (Not to include Fruit Butters whose commercial sterility may be affected by reduced sugar/pectin levels);</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dried fruits;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dry herbs, seasonings and mixtures;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Cereals, trail mixes and granola;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(j)">(j)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Coated or uncoated nuts;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(k)">(k)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Vinegar and flavored vinegars; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(1)(l)">(l)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Popcorn, popcorn balls, and cotton candy.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Sale of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS must be to the end CONSUMER. No distribution or wholesale allowed, including hotels, restaurants, or institutions.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The cottage food operator may only produce the COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS listed on their registration form. To add additional products to the list, the cottage food operator must submit a new registration form, including an additional License fee for processing the registration form and re-inspection to ensure that their facilities and EQUIPMENT are adequate for production of the new COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS cannot be manufactured in conjunction with any domestic activities; including, but not limited to, family meal preparation, dishwashing, clothes washing or ironing, kitchen cleaning, or guest entertainment.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.05(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Home canned produce cannot be used as an ingredient in COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS. Most home canned products are not approved for production under these Regulations, <I>with the exception of jams and jellies</I>.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.06" name="40-7-19-.06" title="40-7-19-.06">Rule 40-7-19-.06 Cottage Food License</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A Cottage Food License will be issued following a review of the registration application, and upon completion of a pre-operational inspection of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR's HOME KITCHEN to ensure compliance with 40-7-19 and evaluation of the kitchen facilities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Cottage Food License shall contain the following information: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The business name and home address of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR's name;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The date the LICENSE is issued;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The date the LICENSE expires;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The list of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS that were submitted on the registration form;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A statement that reads, "This license allows for the retail sale of home produced food. Food sold under this license shall be to the end consumer. Food produced in this facility is not subject to routine inspection, nor should this license be construed as a substitute for the Department's Food Sales Establishment License;" and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(2)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A statement that reads, "This license must be conspicuously displayed at the point of sale."</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.06(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Cottage Food License is for food sales operations only. Food service shall remain under the jurisdiction of local county health departments and the Georgia Department of Public Health.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.07" name="40-7-19-.07" title="40-7-19-.07">Rule 40-7-19-.07 Inspections</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Department will conduct an inspection of the HOME KITCHEN of a COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Prior to issuing the Cottage Food License;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For the investigation of a CONSUMER complaint; or</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For the investigation of a foodborne DISEASE outbreak, or other public health emergency.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A pre-operational inspection shall be performed prior to the issuance of a Cottage Food License by a Compliance Specialist. The COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR must ensure: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That they understand that only COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS disclosed on their registration form can be produced;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That only standard, residential (non-commercial) kitchen EQUIPMENT is being utilized in the manufacture of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That the HOME KITCHEN EQUIPMENT is acceptable for the intended products;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That food contact surfaces and UTENSILS are SMOOTH and EASILY CLEANABLE;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That the PERMITTED AREA is free from the presence of rodents and insects, and that there are no points of entry visible prior to starting operations;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That facilities are available to properly store ingredients and finished products according to the Regulations in 40-7-19;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That they have a copy of the Food Safety Directives ( <a title="40-7-19-.08" href="40-7-19-.08">40-7-19-.08</a>) and understand them;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That they are aware of the labeling requirements for COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS, including allergen declarations and the cottage food statement; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(2)(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> That they have a scale if their COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS are sold by weight. The Compliance Specialist will check the scale's accuracy and affix a certification sticker to the scale as required in <a title="40-7-19-.10" href="40-7-19-.10">40-7-19-.10</a>.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.07(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Inspections conducted in response to CONSUMER complaints or foodborne disease outbreaks shall be unannounced, or commence within one (1) hour of receiving notice of the intent to conduct an inspection.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.08" name="40-7-19-.08" title="40-7-19-.08">Rule 40-7-19-.08 Food Safety Directives</a></h2> <P>The Food Safety Directives are public health intervention strategies designed to limit the potential for foodborne disease outbreaks. Cottage food operators should follow these directives as a means to help ensure the safety of their products. They represent the minimum best practices required in the production of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS, and cottage food operators are encouraged to contact the Department for additional guidance on food safety issues.</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Handwashing <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Employees involved with the preparation and packaging of cottage food products should clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms before starting food processing and after any activity that renders the hands unsanitary.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Liquid soap, paper towels, and water warm to the touch should be used for handwashing, and should be available at the handwashing sink at all times.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Bare-Hand Contact with Ready-to-Eat Foods. Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat foods should be avoided at all costs. Single-service gloves, bakery papers, tongs, or other utensils should be used when handling ready-to-eat foods.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Hair Restraint and Clean Outer Garments. Hair restraints and clean outer garments must be worn by all persons in the PERMITTED AREA during processing, preparing, packaging, or handling of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Eating, Drinking, or Using Tobacco. No COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR, or employee under his/her direct supervision, should eat, drink, or use any form of tobacco in the PERMITTED AREA during processing, preparing, packaging, or handling of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Preventing Contamination When Tasting. A COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR or employees under his/her direct supervision should not use a UTENSIL more than once to taste COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Employee Health. Employees should not be allowed to prepare or package COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS if they have any of the following symptoms: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Vomiting;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fever;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Diarrhea;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Jaundice; or</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(6)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Sore throat with fever.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Unauthorized Persons. No person other than the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR, or designated employees under his/her direct supervision, should be engaged in FOOD processing or handling activities, or be present in the PERMITTED AREA while preparation, packaging, or handling is occurring.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Food Contact Surfaces. The FOOD CONTACT SURFACES of all EQUIPMENT and utensils should be clean to the sight and touch before beginning manufacture of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS, and at a minimum frequency while in use to limit the potential for FOOD and ingredient contamination.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(9)">(9)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Proper Storage of Ingredients and Finished Products. COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS' ingredients and finished products should be stored separate from the residential food supplies, and in a manner to prevent contamination from the premises and non-employees.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(10)">(10)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Proper Use and Storage of Chemicals. Chemicals should be used according to the label instructions, and stored in a manner to prevent contamination of food contact surfaces, ingredients and finished products, SINGLE-USE ARTICLES, and packaging materials. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(10)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> PERSONAL CARE ITEMS should not be stored or allowed in the PERMITTED AREA unless stored in such a manner that does not allow contamination of food or food contact surfaces.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(10)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Spray bottles should have their contents clearly labeled.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(10)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Pest control chemicals should not be used in the PERMITTED AREA.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(11)">(11)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Pests. Pests should not be present in the PERMITTED AREA. These areas should be kept clean to prevent harborage of pests, and the premises should allow for easy visual inspection of pest activity.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.08(12)">(12)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Pets. Pets should not be allowed in the PERMITTED AREA at any time during the preparation or packaging of COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.09" name="40-7-19-.09" title="40-7-19-.09">Rule 40-7-19-.09 Product Labels</a></h2> <P>Labeling is required for Cottage Food Products, and the method will vary depending on the manner of sale:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Direct sale. For COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS that are custom sold to an individual CONSUMER (ex. wedding cakes, birthday cakes, etc.) the following information will be required on the package: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The business name and home address of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The following statement shall be conspicuously labeled on the package, "MADE IN A COTTAGE FOOD OPERATION THAT IS NOT SUBJECT TO STATE FOOD SAFETY INSPECTIONS." This statement shall: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(1)(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Appear in Times New Roman or Arial font, in at least 10-point type; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(1)(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In a color that contrasts to the background color of the label.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Pre-PACKAGED foods. COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS individually PACKAGED, wrapped, or otherwise containerized for sale to the end CONSUMER must have a product label attached to the package. The following information shall be included on the label: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The business name and home address of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The common name of the COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCT;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The ingredients in descending order of predominance by weight;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The net weight or volume of the product;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Allergen labeling as specified by FDA labeling requirements;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If a nutritional claim is made, appropriate nutritional information as specified by FDA labeling requirements;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(2)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The cottage food statement as described in <a title="40-7-19-.10(1)(b)" href="40-7-19-.10#40-7-19-.10(1)(b)">40-7-19-.10(1)(b)</a>.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Bulk Sales. COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS may be offered for sale from BULK FOOD containers. Labeling information can be made available to the CONSUMER by way of a card, sign, loose leaf booklet, or other method of notification at the point of sale. The following information shall be required: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The business name and home address of the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The common name for each of the COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS offered for sale in BULK FOOD containers;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The ingredients in descending order of predominance by weight for each of the COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS offered for sale in BULK FOOD containers;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Allergen labeling as specified by FDA labeling requirements;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If a nutritional claim is made, appropriate nutritional information as specified by FDA labeling requirements;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.09(3)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The cottage food statement as described in <a title="40-7-19-.10(1)(b)" href="40-7-19-.10#40-7-19-.10(1)(b)">40-7-19-.10(1)(b)</a> should be affixed to the BULK FOOD container so that it is conspicuously displayed.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.10" name="40-7-19-.10" title="40-7-19-.10">Rule 40-7-19-.10 Scales Required</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.10(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS that are individually packaged, wrapped, or otherwise containerized for sale, the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR should employ a food scale to ensure that the net contents of the consumer package is equal to, or greater than, the amount listed in the declaration of quantity.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-19-.10(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTS that are sold by weight, the COTTAGE FOOD OPERATOR must have a scale that is legal for trade. The Department will certify the scale's accuracy at least every 12 months.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.01" name="40-7-19-.01" title="40-7-19-.01">Rule 40-7-19-.01 Purpose</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.02" name="40-7-19-.02" title="40-7-19-.02">Rule 40-7-19-.02 Definitions</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.03" name="40-7-19-.03" title="40-7-19-.03">Rule 40-7-19-.03 Registration</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.04" name="40-7-19-.04" title="40-7-19-.04">Rule 40-7-19-.04 Licenses and Fees</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.05" name="40-7-19-.05" title="40-7-19-.05">Rule 40-7-19-.05 Cottage Food Limitations</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.06" name="40-7-19-.06" title="40-7-19-.06">Rule 40-7-19-.06 Cottage Food License</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.07" name="40-7-19-.07" title="40-7-19-.07">Rule 40-7-19-.07 Inspections</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.08" name="40-7-19-.08" title="40-7-19-.08">Rule 40-7-19-.08 Food Safety Directives</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.09" name="40-7-19-.09" title="40-7-19-.09">Rule 40-7-19-.09 Product Labels</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-19-.10" name="40-7-19-.10" title="40-7-19-.10">Rule 40-7-19-.10 Scales Required</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>