Colorado lawmakers expanding homemade food law

· Mar. 11, 2015, 3:36 pm

Tortillas, fruit empanadas and pickled vegetables could soon join the family of homemade foods that can be sold in Colorado without being made in a commercial kitchen.

A state House committee voted 10-3 Tuesday to add those foods to Colorado's Cottage Foods Act. That's a 2012 law to allow home cooks to sell small amounts of foods without undergoing food safety inspections.

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