- Home prepared food items are PROHIBITED to sell to the public according to the Indiana Food Code.
- Student organizations may only sell commercially prepared, pre-packed goods. No homemade food products may be offered for sale. If the organization would like to prepare its own food items, it must partner with a qualified third party food service provided and everyone involved in preparing the food must be ServSafe certified. All bake sale events taking place on campus that are available for public consumption must submit an Event/Activity Form and a Temporary Food Service Application. The Temporary Food Service
Application must be submitted to West Lafayette for approval at least 7 days in advance of the event.
- Bake goods can be sold only if they are prepared in a certified kitchen or the foods are purchased and individually wrapped. The certified kitchen has to be supervised by a ServSafe certified food handler. If donations are obtained from local establishments in the business of providing food, such as a
bakery or restaurant, they should be listed as the source of food on the food service application.
- Food service gloves must be utilized when dealing with ready-to-eat foods. Hands must be washed before placing food service gloves on.
- Designate one person to handle money and another to handle the bake sale items to reduce the risk of cross contamination.