Real Raw Milk Facts

New Mexico

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes
Citations NM ST § 25-8-1; NM ADC 21.34.2
Requirements Bacteria < 20K/mL, coliform < 50/mL. Seller of raw milk must have permit to use grade A labeling/advertising for product. Requires testing of all cows before production of milk and every 12 months thereafter. Must be bottled at farm. Bottles must be conspicuously labeled as raw and carry warning text. Raw milk must be displayed separately from pasteurized milk products.

Raw Milk Bill & Legislation

2013 Regular Session
Bill Description Status
SB286 Bans retail sales of raw milk, which are legal in New Mexico. Pending: Senate Conservation Committee

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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