South Dakota Requirements for the Sale of Home-Canned Processed Foods at Farmers Markets

Food Safety and Handling

Fresh, whole raw fruits and vegetables grown in South Dakota can currently be sold without regulatory requirements Licensure Exemption for Fresh and Intact Fruits and Vegetables. However, once a raw fruit or vegetable is processed or not intact, South Dakota law requires that certain regulations must be followed in order to ensure the safety of the product. The “Home-Processed Foods Law,”1 exempted home-processed foods sold at Farmers Markets, roadside stands, and similar venues from some of these licensure requirements.

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SDSU Extension

By: Curtis Braun | SDSU Extension Food Safety Specialist, John Osburn | Health Facilities Surveyor, South Dakota Department of Health, Holly Tilton | Community Organizer, Dakota Rural Action Published July 11, 2017 Publisher Website Link to Resource State & Local Policy

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