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Real Raw Milk Facts

New Hampshire

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed?
Yes
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed
Yes
Citations:
N.H. Rev. Stat. § 184:30-a (requiring milk sold to be pasteurized, but then excepting a wide swath of possible sales); N.H. Code Admin. R. Mil 301.03 (setting out standards for raw milk sales)
Requirements:
The following requirements do not apply to a producer that sells fewer than 20 quarts/day. Must be clearly labeled as raw and carry specific warning, unless sold at the farm, in which case a sign with warning is sufficient; bacteria count <20K/mL, coliform <10/mL.

Raw Milk Bills & Related Legislation

2014 Legislative Session

Bill: HB 1382

Defines "farm stand" to include producers of raw milk.

Status:
In House: Referred for interim study
Link:
http://legiscan.com/NH/bill/HB1382/2014

2012, ends 7-Jun-12 Legislative Session

Bill: HB 1402

Would allow the direct sale of raw milk products without requiring a milk producer-distributor license

Status:
Passed the Environmental and Agriculture Committee (13-0); Passed Health and Human Services Committee
Link:
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB1402.html

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