The Indiana Legislature passed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1309 which will allow certain food products to be made in a private residence and legally sold in two (2) specific public places. This new law took effect as of July 1, 2009.
For a brief overview of HEA 1309, you may select the file below entitled: BHV Overview HEA 1309 This overview is provided by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension.
For more detailed information on this new law, you may select the file below entitled: Guidance for HEA 1309 This guidance document is provided from A. Scott Gilliam, MBA, CP-FS, Manager of the Food Protection Program with the Indiana State Department of Health.
If you choose to be a Home Based Vendor, the Jackson County Health Department would like your cooperation in voluntarily registering with us. You may complete this form electronically and do a "File, Save as:" or it may be printed, completed and faxed, mailed, or hand delivered to our office. Select the file: HBV Voluntary Registration