While it is not against the law to drink unpasteurized milk in Canada, it is illegal to sell it despite the niche demand in Ontario and other provinces.
Health officials maintain that milk must be pasteurized before it is sold, as it can contain pathogens like salmonella, listeria and E. coli – all harmful or deadly if consumed….”
[The Bovine editor’s commentary: As you can see in the second image, the percentage of respondents who voted YES has increase from 80% to 90%. You don’t have to be a math whiz to know that this is an overwhelming message from the public to the effect that raw milk SHOULD be legalized and that we should stop persecuting and prosecuting farmers like Michael Schmidt who make great personal sacrifices to enable people to exercise what they see as their right to decide what they should eat and drink. You can’t get much more basic than that. The poll seems to be still running, so if you haven’t voted yet, click on the link below and vote now!]