a milk product derived exclusively from milk to which other substances necessary for its manufacture may have been added, provided that these substances do not replace all or part of a dairy component, and Our inspectors also carry out a sampling program for raw fluid milk. The tests are carried out on behalf of the FSA by Public Health England. 2. Where pasteurised milk is intended for delivery to retailers, the temperature of the pasteurised milk during transport shall not exceed 8 °C. The authorized sale of raw milk is legal, but there are few official guidelines or support for producers regarding production standards, hygiene or microbiological testing, according to the group. (a)the type of heat treatment of the milk; 4. At the end of the pasteurization process, pasteurized milk shall be cooled as soon as possible to a temperature of 6 °C or less. 31B.—1. Subject to paragraph 3 of this Regulation and except where paragraph 2 of this Regulation applies, the container in which raw milk is sold shall bear the statement `This milk has not undergone heat treatment and may therefore contain harmful organisms`.
1. Premises housing milking animals shall be designed, constructed, maintained and managed in such a way as to ensure good housing, hygiene, cleanliness and health conditions for the animals. a compound dairy product of which no part replaces or is intended to replace a dairy component and of which milk or a dairy product is an essential component, either in quantity or for the characterization of the product; The rules for the commercial distribution of raw packaged milk vary from country to country. Some countries have complete bans, but many do not restrict the purchase of raw milk purchased directly from the farmer. Raw milk is sometimes distributed through a program where the consumer owns a share of the dairy cattle or herd and can therefore be considered a consumption of their own pet`s milk, which is legal.  Raw milk is sometimes marketed for animal or domestic consumption or for other purposes, such as making soap, in places where sale for human consumption is prohibited. `withdrawal period` in point 1(f) of Part I of Annex 3 means the period specified in an existing product authorisation or authorisation for a product administered to an animal or, in the absence of such a specification, in a veterinary prescription or written veterinary instruction concerning the administration of the product; which must elapse after the end of administration of the product to the animal before the withdrawal of its milk intended for human consumption; Since 2018[Update], raw milk is also commercially available. The Slovenian National Institute of Public Health points out that the consumption of fresh milk from a milk machine that is not heat treated (cooked) may pose a health risk.  5.
The establishment must have containers for the storage of raw milk and, where appropriate, standardisation equipment and containers for the storage of standardised milk. The Raw Milk Producers Association (RMPA) will launch on 4 March 2019 and any raw milk producer in the UK will be able to join the group, which costs £100 ($132) a year to join. Since it is only legal to deliver unpasteurized milk directly to consumers, it is illegal to be sold on the main street, in shops or supermarkets. A number of cheeses are made with raw milk, although local laws vary when health precautions must be followed, such as aging the cheese for a period of time.  A large portion of the U.S. population eats various raw milk cheeses, including aged Gouda. 4. Milk products other than cows` milk or cream produced in a third country shall be accompanied by a health certificate in accordance with Article 23(2)(b) or Article 25(1) of Council Directive 92/46/EEC. „With the exception of a modified organoleptic [taste] profile, heating (especially ultra-high temperatures and similar treatments) will not significantly alter the nutritional value of raw milk or other benefits associated with raw milk consumption.“  (a)be designed, installed, constructed, maintained and managed in such a way as to ensure satisfactory hygienic conditions for milking, handling, cooling and storage of milk and adequate separation from all sources of contamination, including toilets and manure piles; (b)compliance with the standards referred to in paragraph 2 as regards the count on sprouts and Staphylococcus aureus shall be verified by sampling a representative sample of raw milk collected from each production establishment; Studies suggest a link between raw milk consumption and lower asthma rates and certain allergies. The suggestion is that raw milk contains proteins and compounds that prevent the immune system from responding to allergens.
The European Union requires raw milk and raw milk products to be labelled to indicate this.  Under EU health rules, Member States may prohibit or restrict the placing on the market of raw milk intended for human consumption.  EU Member States are also free to implement their own requirements. As a rule, special hygiene rules and frequent quality controls (at least once a month) [further explanation is required].  Raw fluid milk sold directly to the final consumer is a high-risk food and, as such, is subject to stricter controls. In the past, outbreaks have occurred due to the consumption of raw milk foods. One of the potential pathogens of raw milk, Listeria monocytogenes, can survive the pasteurization process and contaminate post-pasteurization environments. The milk and dairy products made with this milk are then recontaminated. Constant contamination persists because bacteria survive in biofilms in treatment systems. (c)where the steam comes from a heat treatment process in which milk and steam come into direct contact with each other, the steam must be obtained from potable water. This vapour must not leave foreign substances in the milk or affect it.
This method should be used in such a way that the moisture content of the treated milk does not change. (9) If the Minister has refused registration under these Regulations, a person who lawfully used premises for the production of raw milk before the coming into force of these Regulations and immediately before the refusal may, without prejudice to sections 9 to 12 of the Act, continue to use the premises for that purpose, subject to appropriate conditions imposed by the Minister for the Protection of Public Health: until the expiry of the time limit for lodging an appeal and, if an appeal is brought, until the appeal is finally decided or abandoned. If you are already registered, but now want to start selling raw fluid milk, you must inform us of your intention to sell. (6) In Rule 35, paragraphs 1 and 2, after the words „alcoholic strength“ in each paragraph, the words „or, in the case of raw cow`s milk, the prescribed warnings“ shall be inserted. You can register with us or tell us of your intention to sell raw fluid milk using the dairy farm`s application form. (b)obtained by heating the raw milk for at least 15 seconds at a temperature between 57 °C and 68 °C in such a way that the milk responds positively to the phosphatase test after the end of the heating process according to the analytical method described in paragraph 2 of Annex 11; and `separate cycle` means, as regards production on a dairy farm, the production of heat-treated drinking milk using separate equipment or installations or in a clearly separated place or at a different time from the production of other milk products on that holding; 1.