Each temporary food stand (TFS) must be operated in full compliance with the Cape Girardeau County Health Department regulations and all other applicable regulations.

Definition

A TFS is defined as a food service establishment which operates at a fixed location for a temporary period of time, not to exceed fourteen (14) consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration.

Requirements

Please review the attachments below that help outline certain requirements of the Cape Girardeau County and Missouri Food Code. These are not all-inclusive and other requirements may be applied depending on the menu and special needs of the TFS.

Cottage Food Law

For further information regarding the Cottage Food Law (baked goods, jams, jellies, and honey prepared in a home), please refer to the Missouri Revised Statue (RSMo) 196.298.

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