Health officials in Madison County, Ill., shut down an 11-year-old girl's cupcake business for not following laws regulating food establishments. Sixth-grader Chloe Stirling, who makes about $200 per month selling cupcakes, was told she would need to set up her own kitchen to continue her business. "A separate kitchen? Obviously we can't do that," said Chloe's frustrated mother, Heather Stirling.
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