Portsmouth Ohio

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Home Bakery License

What license is required to bake potentially hazardous food in a person's home?


A Home Bakery License is required to bake potentially hazardous (cream pies, cheese cake and other baked goods requiring proper cooking and holding procedures), baked goods from a person's home.

The bakery license is issued by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  The cost of the license is $10 per year.  The requirements for this license is that there are no pets in the home and no carpet in the kitchen.

Please contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture Food Safety Division at (614) 728-6250 or at [email protected] for any questions concerning a Home Bakery License.