Real Raw Milk Facts


Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes - but not at eating establishments.
Citations 7 M.R.S.A. § 2902-B. (requirements for sale of unpasteurized milk and milk products).
Requirements Must be labeled "Not pasteurized." Bacterial limits < 50K/mL. Coliform < 10/mL. Code Me. R. 01-001 Ch. 329, § V.

Raw Milk Bill & Legislation

Bill Description Status
LD 1278 Facilitates direct sales of dairy products sold on the same farm on which the product is produced by exempting those sales from state licensing and inspection requirements if certain conditions are met; provides labeling requirements. Referred to both House and Senate Committees on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Bill Description Status
LD 366 Clarifies that a license is not required of any person who produces and sells milk only on the premises of the producer and seller Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee: Majority vote Ought Not to Pass (80-70); In Senate

Real Life Dangers of Raw Milk

Several families offered to share their stories on video to help raise awareness about the potential risks and negative effects on health from drinking contaminated raw milk.

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