Some Cache residents concerned about Utah homemade food bill

      Posted On: February 23, 2018

A Utah lawmaker wants to make it easier for people to make homemade food products and give them directly to consumers or sell those products in public.

House Bill 181, sponsored by Rep. Marc Roberts, R-Salt Lake City, was voted out of Senate committee in a 6-1 vote and passed by the House 64-7 last week. It awaits a Senate vote.

Karin Allen, a USU Extension specialist in food quality and entrepreneurship, told The Herald Journal that if the bill becomes law she sees “an even greater need for Extension to provide education and home food safety information since it will be unregulated.”

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