A few of the non-perishable goods accepted in the new law include items like bread, granola, and jams. Food producers still need to get a county food permit, and the bill only covers those whose annual sales don't exceed $35,000. (However, that limit will increase to $50,000 by 2015.) According to SF Gate, there are two types of cottage food permits available: the class A permit is for those who intend to sell directly, while the Class B permit is for wholesalers, and it requires inspections. The bill also requires everyone with a permit to take food safety courses from the state within three months of launching their food business.
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