OMAFRA's Dairy Food Safety Program

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) share responsibility for the province's production, transportation, processing, packaging and distribution of safe, high quality cow and goat milk and milk products, with federal and municipal governments and industry.

The government's role is to provide oversight to ensure that producers, transporters and manufactures are operating under conditions that meet all relevant provincial regulatory requirements of the Milk Act. Some of the functions that achieve this are:

Raw Milk Quality Programs

Raw Cow Milk

Raw Goat Milk

Transportation of Raw Milk from Farm to Processor

Testing Raw Milk

Dairy Plant Program

For Species Other than Cow and Goat


Provincial Legislation

Federal Legislation


For more information:
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