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chloeaardse Feb 10, 2012 02:58 PM

Where can I find a good reliable source of raw milk from grass fed cows in Montreal?

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    mangeonsca Feb 10, 2012 05:18 PM

    Nowhere! It's illegal to sell raw milk! The only way is to find a farmer who is willing to give you some...famers in Montreal....mmmm.... good luck!

    1. Haggisboy Feb 10, 2012 06:41 PM

      It's illegal in Quebec. You should check out this thread as you're not the first to ask about it.

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/608215

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        chloeaardse Feb 10, 2012 07:17 PM

        this is crazy,don't we sell unpasteurized cheese in Quebec?So what's the problem with unpasteurized milk.same difference.shit i never thought i would come upon a food issue that was bordering on politics.that's why I'm Canadian not American

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          Haggisboy Feb 11, 2012 05:24 AM

          You might want to actually read up on the differences between raw milk and cheese made from raw milk. It is not the "same difference" as you say. The process involved in the creation of cheese from raw milk neutralizes most, though not all, of the bacteria that are hazardous to humans in raw milk. As such, only pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems are cautioned not to consume cheese made with raw milk.

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          evelynb Sep 28, 2012 03:47 PM

          You should try Craigslist and Kijiji, I've seen posts there! All farmers selling cowshares are in Ontario though.

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