Selling Via The Internet

Business By Sweetstuff2 Updated 19 Nov 2009 , 2:24pm by saberger

Sweetstuff2 Posted 16 Nov 2009 , 10:24pm
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Hi - I have a licensed, health-inspected site in New Jersey (not a storefront). We are thinking about running a trial to see if we can get cookie bouquet / baskets orders online. If googled everthing I can think of, but I can't seem to find any information if I need special licensing for this - assume I need something since I'm shipping across state lines - or even within my own state?

Does anyone else do this and if so can you give me any direction on where I need to start.

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jenncowin Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 10:23pm
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Your County Health Department should be able to answer that for you I would think.

rosiecast Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 10:40pm
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Good luck!!

TheGoods Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:24am
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I was kind of thinking of doing internet sales too. From what I found online I believe you need to adhere to FDA/USDA regulations for labeling since you're crossing state lines. I'm not sure if there's a federal licensing process or if state licensing suffices. Good luck!

JenniferMI Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 1:26pm
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I think if it's coming from a licensed kitchen, you are good to go. But, check first with your Dept. of Ag or Health Dept (whoever inspects you)

Best wishes -

Jen icon_smile.gif

cakesdivine Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 8:51pm
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If you are shipping across states you must have a food manufacturers lic from your state AND put ingredient labels on what you are shipping. I have a cake of the month club and ship out of state on one of my subscriptions.

saberger Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 2:24pm
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Cakesdivine - Does that apply to selling/shipping gumpaste flowers and butterflies?

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