Food Processor/Retailer

Food Processor/Retailer

Federal
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
7920 Elmbrook Dr. #102
DALLAS , TX   75247
(214)253-4952
(214)655-8100
The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations for Food Processors must be followed.

Link:  http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~comm/foodbiz.html

Low acid canned foods must be registered with FDA. Acidified foods must be registered.
Fair Packaging & Labeling Act requirements. Nutrition labeling preempts state law.
Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington , DC   20250
(202)720-4693
Fax: (202)690-1087
Voluntary inspection of product for purpose of grading quality. Fee required. Agriculture Marketing Act guidelines apply. Several approved grade and inspection marks can be included on the processor’s label.

Link:  http://www.ams.usda.gov/fv/ppb.html

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Consumer Protection Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3620
Fax: (303)753-6809
Checks to insure labeling and packaging are in compliance with the Colorado Pure Food & Drug Law.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/cp/wholesalefood/lablsumm.html

Retail food establishments must be licensed by the Colo. Department of Public Health & Environment or the local health department. Enforces general sanitary regulations.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/cp/RetailFood/service.asp

Criteria for specific products from Department.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/op/regs/consumer/wholesaleregs.html

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Farm Products Section
2331 W. 31st Ave.
DENVER , CO   80211
(303)477-0054
Fax: (303)480-9236
All businesses buying Colorado agricultural products for processing or resale must be licensed.
Subject to bonding requirements based upon products and business size.
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Markets Division
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4114
Fax: (303)239-4125
Provides help with market development of processed food products, & agricultural food processing.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/mkt/market_bus_dev.html

State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events. If the business sells only at wholesale, it must obtain a standard sales tax license and pay the $16 license fee, but is not required to pay the $50 deposit. Businesses registered as wholesalers will receive one return in December with which to remit any taxes collected during the year on limited retail sales.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

See MANUFACTURING for more information on state sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of manufacturing machinery and industrial power.

NOTE:  If applicable, see BOILER
NOTE:  If applicable, see DAIRY PRODUCTS
NOTE:  See MANUFACTURING regarding applicable environmental regulations.
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Food Processor/Retailer

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Federal
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
7920 Elmbrook Dr. #102
DALLAS , TX   75247
(214)253-4952
(214)655-8100
The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations for Food Processors must be followed.

Link:  http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~comm/foodbiz.html

Low acid canned foods must be registered with FDA. Acidified foods must be registered.
Fair Packaging & Labeling Act requirements. Nutrition labeling preempts state law.
Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington , DC   20250
(202)720-4693
Fax: (202)690-1087
Voluntary inspection of product for purpose of grading quality. Fee required. Agriculture Marketing Act guidelines apply. Several approved grade and inspection marks can be included on the processor’s label.

Link:  http://www.ams.usda.gov/fv/ppb.html

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Consumer Protection Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3620
Fax: (303)753-6809
Checks to insure labeling and packaging are in compliance with the Colorado Pure Food & Drug Law.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/cp/wholesalefood/lablsumm.html

Retail food establishments must be licensed by the Colo. Department of Public Health & Environment or the local health department. Enforces general sanitary regulations.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/cp/RetailFood/service.asp

Criteria for specific products from Department.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/op/regs/consumer/wholesaleregs.html

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Farm Products Section
2331 W. 31st Ave.
DENVER , CO   80211
(303)477-0054
Fax: (303)480-9236
All businesses buying Colorado agricultural products for processing or resale must be licensed.
Subject to bonding requirements based upon products and business size.
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Markets Division
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4114
Fax: (303)239-4125
Provides help with market development of processed food products, & agricultural food processing.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/mkt/market_bus_dev.html

State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events. If the business sells only at wholesale, it must obtain a standard sales tax license and pay the $16 license fee, but is not required to pay the $50 deposit. Businesses registered as wholesalers will receive one return in December with which to remit any taxes collected during the year on limited retail sales.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

See MANUFACTURING for more information on state sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of manufacturing machinery and industrial power.

NOTE:  If applicable, see BOILER
NOTE:  If applicable, see DAIRY PRODUCTS
NOTE:  See MANUFACTURING regarding applicable environmental regulations.
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us