With the passage of HB 970, all cottage food operators are required to complete an accredited class in Food Handler's Training.  Your certification is good for two years. You can take this course online or in person.

You can get your card for $7.99 in about an hour at the following online course:

https://www.efoodcard.com/tx

There are many sources for accredited food handler's courses. You can see a full list of courses on the DSHS web site.

Online courses: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/food-handlers/training/online.aspx

In person courses: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/food-handlers/training/classroom.aspx


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