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Real Raw Milk Facts

Maryland

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed?
No
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed
No
Citations:
MD Code, Health - General, § 21-434
Requirements:

Raw Milk Bills & Related Legislation

2014 Legislative Session

Bill: H 3

For the purpose of exempting from certain regulation the distribution of raw milk and raw milk products from certain producers directly to the final consumer if the consumer has a certain ownership interest in certain animals; requiring a certain consumer and a certain producer to enter into a written contract of agistment relating to a certain ownership interest; establishing that the exemption does not apply to certain sales of milk and milk products; providing that the prohibition on the sale of raw milk for human consumption is subject to the exemption; and generally relating to the regulation of the sale of milk and milk products for human consumption.

Status:
Referred to House Committee on Health and Government Operations
Link:
http://legiscan.com/MD/bill/HB3/2014

2014 Legislative Session

Bill: S 1092

Excludes specified sales of raw milk from specified State regulation of milk products; creates an exception to the prohibition against the sale of raw milk; authorizes the sale of raw milk directly to the consumer in accordance with specified requirements; restricts the authorization to sell raw milk directly to the consumer to specified persons; requires testing of specified animals; prohibits the sale of raw milk unless a specified contract is executed; requires specified testing of specified animals.

Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules
Link:
http://legiscan.com/MD/bill/SB1092/2014

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