Maryland food licenses
The University of Maryland has put together a handy sheet describing the licenses Maryland requires to:
- Offer samples at farmers markets.
- Make & sell food products.
- Sell meat & poultry.
Two things I learned from this handout:
- Food products that do not require any kind of license include: unflavored honey, whole or uncut produce, whole or uncut fruits, fresh unprocessed herbs, non‐potentially hazardous baked goods, naturally acidic fruit jams and jellies, and eggs.
- Under the On-Farm Processing License I mentioned in my earlier post, you can manufacture in a home kitchen (not just “on a farm”), but only during times when the kitchen is not being used for domestic purposes.
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