Food Safety Regulations and Manufacturing Guidelines
The website UC Food Safety contains a lot of helpful information and links for food processors, including the pages below which may be especially helpful:
Manufacturing Options - advice from UC Davis Extension Specialist Dr. Linda Harris. Options include using a commercial kitchen, establishing a food processing facility, and using a co-packer.
Processing Foods - includes information on labeling products, regulations, recalls, sanitation, shelf life, labels and regulations for specific food products, and training.
Acidified Foods - includes approximate pH of foods, and information on low-acid acidified foods including regulations and additional links. This page contains a link to Instructions for Establishment Registration and Processing Filing for Acidified and Low-Acid Canned Foods.