Real Raw Milk Facts

South Dakota

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? No
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed? Yes - purchase at farm and delivery direct from farm to consumer excepted from regulations.
Citations SD ST § 39-6-2 (misdemeanor to sell milk other than Grade A); SD ST § 39-6-3 (exempting sales direct from farm with permit to consumer or delivered direct to consumer from Grade A requirement); SD ADC 12:05:07:10 (pasteurization required for Grade A products);
Requirements Farms making sales direct to consumer or making delivery must still have permit for production of milk. Milk must be clearly labeled as "raw."

Raw Milk Bill & Legislation

Bill Description Status
S 126 Regulates the sale of raw milk for human consumption. In Senate Committee on Health and Human Services. Tabled.

Real Life Dangers of Raw Milk

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