Hey Commonwealthers of Pennsylvania! You are one of the lucky ones who can legally set up a home-based bakery under the Food Safety Act passed in 2010. The rules are as follows: 1. No animals/pets are permitted in the home at any time. 2. Children are not permitted in the kitchen area during food processing [...]
Getting Your Cake Business Legal
When planning your cake business you must take the legal issues very seriously. For most people, the legal part of starting a food business can feel overwhelming and scary. Like so many other aspects of starting your cake business, the key is to research and compile checklists. This is certainly not the fun part of starting your business, but it is one of the most important. As you move toward your opening day, you will check off the required permits, paperwork, inspections, etc. Each state, county, and municipality will have its own regulations, permit and licensing requirements, and zoning restrictions. Do not avoid these issues, in hopes that they will not affect your business. Tackle the research head on.