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Real Raw Milk Facts

New York

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed?
No
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed
Yes - sales on farm allowed
Citations:
NY AGRI & MKTS § 71-n (requiring permit for production of milk); 1NYCRR Part 2.3 (requiring permit for sale of raw milk and setting conditions of sale); 1NYCRR Part 2.8 (setting forth quality standards)
Requirements:
Milk must be sold directly to consumer from a farm licensed by the NY AGRI & MKTS where produced, sign must be posted warning that milk does not have protection of pasteurization; Bacteria count < 30K/mL; quarterly pathogen testing conducted

Raw Milk Bills & Related Legislation

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Bill: AB 6461

Authorizes the production for retail sale and the retail sale of raw, untreated milk for human consumption.

Status:
Enacting clause stricken
Link:
http://legiscan.com/NY/bill/A06461/2013

Legislative Session

Bill: SB 777 and HB 5229

Authorizes the production for retail sale and the retail sale of raw, untreated milk for human consumption.

Status:
In Senate Agriculture Committee
Link:
http://www.mygov365.com/legislation/view/id/4dc2260649e51b1e1f41b500/tab/overview/

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