ACT NO. 101
Dairy operations; sale of unpasteurized milk; labeling of milk
This act increases from 25 quarts to 50 quarts the amount of unpasteurized milk that a person may produce and sell in any one day without obtaining a handlers license from the agency of agriculture, food and markets. The act also prohibits milk from being labeled as fresh milk, Vermont fresh milk, or northeastern fresh milk unless the milk meets the definitions of those terms as set forth in statute. The act defines Vermont fresh milk as milk consisting entirely of fresh milk produced in Vermont. Northeastern fresh milk is defined by the act as milk consisting entirely of fresh milk produced in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, or Maine.
Effective Date: April 22, 2008.
The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street