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SB 840 - PASSED!!!

Just a quick note to thank you for your help in getting SB840, the "Cottage Food Bill" passed this week!!

By a vote of 97 - 18, we have regained the right to make and sell certain foods from our home kitchens at farmers markets throughout the state.

Please be sure to thank your legislator, and

 

Please consider a call/email/fax to Governor Quinn asking him to sign the bill at the earliest possible time.

 

THANKS ALL!

 
 

IL folks - Please voice support for SB840 - Cottage Food Bill!!!!

Please call the committee members and your own representatives to support SB840 - the Cottage Food bill.

 

This bill allows for home-made jams, jellies, fruit butters and baked goods to be sold (up to $25K per year) with no inspections from state or local health departments, the department of ag, etc.

 

Items not specifically allowed in the law can be sold if the person (at personal expense, of course) has their recipe tested and registered with a certified lab.

 

 Committee hearing is Wednesday, May 18, at 9:00 am.

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