WSR 20-24-118
[Filed December 2, 2020, 6:45 a.m.]
SUBJECT: Policy Statement FS-20-0001 - Delivery of Cottage Foods Products During the State of Emergency, Issued Pursuant to Governor's Proclamation 20-05.
On December 2, 2020, a policy statement regarding the Washington state department of agriculture (WSDA) exercising enforcement discretion with regard to no-contact, direct-to-the-consumer delivery of low risk cottage food product was signed. The direct-to-the-consumer sales required of cottage food operations presents risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and the opportunities for such sales has diminished. Therefore, in order to reduce risk and allow market access, WSDA will allow, subject to certain conditions, cottage food operations to implement no-contact, direct-to-the-consumer delivery of product until the state of emergency is rescinded.
A copy of the policy statement may be obtained by accessing our website or by contacting Gloriann Robinson, Agency Rules Coordinator, 1111 Washington Street S.E., P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, phone 360-902-1802, email
Derek I. Sandison