Yes, it is legal to buy unpasteurized almonds. However, it's not possible for most people to find unpasteurized almonds. Since 2007, California requires all almonds to be pasteurized. The "raw" almonds you see at retail stores just means they aren't roasted.
This Group Buy gives the GreenSmoothieGirl community a way to buy truly raw, unpasteurized almonds that taste delicious for an amazing price.
The almonds in this Group Buy are frozen instead of fumigated, and are completely unpasteurized.