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Looking for Calidfornia Home and retail Food Business Resources in 2022?  Scroll down this page and  follow the links. And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above.  If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.

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Calidfornia Home and retail Food Business Resources

Calidfornia Home and retail Food Business Resources

Fact Sheets

Online Food Safety Training


Regulations and Statutes

California Retail Food Code (PDF)

Good Manufacturing Practices for the Food Industry, Resource Document (PDF)

Food Recalls: Essentials for Action, Resource Document (PDF)

Good Manufacturing Practices for Food (PDF)

Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Human Food (PDF)

Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law (PDF)

Certificates and Licenses



California Food Programs

Certificates and Licenses

California Food Related Agencies

Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book