*We are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture as a raw milk producer.
The State tests for general bacteria 2x per month at state certified labs. The state inspects the farm every 3 months for raw milk production safety standards. The cows are tested 2 times per year for pathogens at state-certified labs. And then there is an additional normal dairy inspections that comes 2 times per year.
We test every batch of our milk on site. This is not required, but we do it anyway to produce the best product possible. Every batch is tested for:
We third party test our milk periodically for:
Also, our cows are blood tested by a licensed veterinarian every year to be verified free of:
*Milk standards for pasteurized and raw milk are 10 Coliform and 20,000 SPC/APC
|Month (Average)||Coliform||SPC or APC|
Whether to pasteurize or not is truly a personal choice. You can learn more about raw milk at www.realmilk.com.