South Dakota

July 1, 2015

South Dakota Raw Milk Legislation Goes Into Effect

In March 2015, South Dakota passed a bill to legalize the sale of raw milk for human consumption. This new legislation officially went into effect on […]
April 16, 2015

South Dakota Governor Signs Raw Milk Bill

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed Senate Bill 45, which will make raw milk and raw cream a legal product regulated by the state, just […]
February 16, 2015

South Dakota Senate Passes Raw Milk Bill

The South Dakota State Senate has passed a bill that would put raw milk in the same regulatory category as Grade A milk and manufacturing-grade milk, […]
January 18, 2014

Small Dairies in South Dakota Decide to Stop Selling Raw Milk Due to New Regulations

On December 11, 2013, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture implemented new, stricter regulations on raw milk that has already forced at least one small dairy […]
November 12, 2013

South Dakota Raw Milk Regulation Under Revision

South Dakota is one of 25 states that allows the sales of raw milk directly to consumers on the farm or through home delivery. In May […]
October 11, 2013

Proposed Raw Milk Regulations in Illinois and South Dakota

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. Update, Winter 2015 Illinois After nearly three years of working on raw milk regulation, the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) still has […]
September 25, 2013

Op-Ed: State Should Recognize Personal Liberty and Personal Responsibility

One South Dakota resident penned a Letter to the Editor that was published in August 25, 2013 issue of the Capital Journal titled, “On Raw Milk, […]
July 25, 2013

South Dakota Senator Voices Support for Raw Milk

Senator Phil Jensen, a Republican senator in South Dakota, penned an op-ed piece that has been published in The Argus Leader, pointing out how many of […]
December 31, 2009

Real Milk in South Dakota

Update, Fall 2010 On March 25, HB 1057 was enacted into law; producers selling raw milk are now required to get a Grade B permit and […]