The La Plata County Extension Office will host food safety training for Colorado food and egg producers from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at the La Plata County Extension Office, 2500 Main Ave.
The half-day course is required for state certification and will focus on requirements for cottage food as a business.
Primary topics will include safe food handling, cross contamination, cross contact of food allergens, temperature control, storage, transport and sales, ingredient labeling and disclaimer requirements.
Questions and discussion will include business specifics as well as current expectations for selling low-risk food items produced in home kitchens and for the selling of backyard eggs.
The cost is $30 per person, and attendees will receive a food certificate for display. Advance registration is required four days in advance.
The class is limited to 30 people with a minimum of six people.
For more information and to register, contact Angela Fountain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 382-6465.