Real Raw Milk Facts


Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Limited
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes (small farm exception). Only goat milk is allowed at retail off farm.
Citations "O.R.S. § 621.116 (Prohibiting sale of unpasteurized milk from cows except to producer/distributor, processor, or non-processing cooperative); O.R.S. § 621.117 (Prohibiting sale to consumer of unpasteurized milk except goat or sheep from disease-free herd); O.R.S. § 621.012 (small farm exception); Or. Admin. r. 603-024-0543 (Labeling and display standards for raw milk)"
Requirements Standards do not apply to a farm with fewer than 3 cows, 9 sheep, or 9 goats, but those farms may sell raw milk for consumption only from the premises where produced and the sale of milk is not advertised. Retail raw milk must be displayed separately and carry warning on label.

Raw Milk Bill & Legislation

Bill Description Status
HB 2222 Would allow direct to consumer and retail sales of raw milk In Agriculture and Natural Resources 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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