Fact Sheet for Home-Processed & Home-Canned Foods

Food Safety and Handling

This fact sheet addresses recent issues relating to certain home-processed, home-canned and home-baked foods. Products covered are pickles, vegetables or fruits having an equilibrium pH value of 4.6 or lower and non-temperature-controlled baked goods that do not require refrigeration.

The food products can only be sold at community and nonprofit events or farmers markets located in North Dakota. This includes such events as: county fairs, nonprofit and charitable events, public spirited and/or community celebrations and farmers markets and roadside stands.

North Dakota Department of Health

Published July 11, 2017 Publisher Website Link to Resource State & Local PolicyTopical guides

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