Canada


Raw milk sales are outlawed nationwide in Canada.


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C.R.C., c. 870, Division 8
Source: Government of Canada
B.08.002.2 (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall sell the normal lacteal secretion obtained from the mammary gland of the cow, genus Bos, or of any other animal, or sell a dairy product made with any such secretion, unless the secretion or dairy product has been pasteurized by being held at a temperature and for a period that ensure the reduction of the alkaline phosphatase activity so as to meet the tolerances specified in official method MFO-3, Determination of Phosphatase Activity in Dairy Products, dated November 30, 1981.
https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C....


History Links
Raw Milk No Longer Legal in Ontario – History of Canadian Dairy and a Global Perspective
Source: Well Preserved
A quick history of raw milk in Ontario, the first Canadian city to outlaw raw milk.
https://wellpreserved.ca/raw-milk-no-longer-legal-...
The Introduction of Mandatory Pasteurization in Canada
Source: Raw Milk Policy – Information for Canadians
Excerpt: The first provincial laws mandating pasteurization (Ontario, 1930s) were introduced not in response to food safety concerns but as a marketplace strategy to eliminate competition from farmers who were selling milk direct to consumers
https://getrawmilk.com/content/the-introduction-of...
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