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Real Raw Milk Facts

Texas

Raw Milk Laws & Regulations

Retail Sale of Raw Milk Allowed?
No
Other Sale of Raw Milk Allowed
Yes - sales on farm allowed.
Citations:
25 TX ADC § 217.24 (permit required to sell raw milk at retail); 25 TX ADC § 217.32 (raw milk may only be sold direct to consumer at farm where produced).
Requirements:
Bacteria < 20K/mL, coliform < 10/mL, pathogen count zero. 25 TX ADC § 217.28.

Raw Milk Bills & Related Legislation

2013 Regular Session Legislative Session

Bill: HB 46

Expands direct-to-consumer raw milk sales from on-farm only to include farmers' markets, farm stands and county fairs; permits and labels required.

Status:
Died in Committee
Link:
http://legiscan.com/TX/bill/HB46/2013

2013 Regular Session Legislative Session

Bill: HB 75/SB 237

Would allow delivery of raw milk off the farm and sale at farmers markets

Status:
In Public Health Committee
Link:
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=82R&Bill=HB75

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