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New Jersey Cottage Food Law, Legislation Update

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New Jersey Cottage Food Law, Legislation Update

Just an update on the New Jersey Cottage Food Bill. It's going to committee on Monday!

On Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 the NJ Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will be hearing S2734 - Permits sale of home-baked goods under certain circumstances. The hearing will take place in Trenton at the State House Annex.State House Annex Welcome Center, 145 West State Street, 1st Floor Room #1, Trenton, NJ 08608 - 609-292-4840

Nine bills will be heard on Monday by this committee and if the "permit to sell home-baked goods" is approved it will go to the Senate for a vote, otherwise it will just "sit." It is important for NJ supporters of this legislation to turn out for this committee hearing. If anyone is attending make sure you have identifiaction with you since you will be going through a security check point. Good luck everyone and please report back to us!