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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 210. Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Meat and Poultry Inspection under the Virginia Meat and Poultry Products Inspection Act

2VAC5-210-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this part shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Act" means the Virginia Meat and Poultry Products Inspection Act (§ 3.2-5400 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

"Administrator" means the Director of the Division of Animal and Food Industry Services, or any other officer or employee of the department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated or may hereafter be delegated to act in his stead.

"Commerce" means commerce within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

"Department" means the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

"Federal" means "Virginia."

"Federally inspected and passed" means Virginia inspected and passed.

"Interstate" means intrastate.

"Program" means the Office of Meat and Poultry Services, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

"Secretary" means the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

"Food Safety Inspection Service" means the Virginia meat and poultry inspection program.

"United States" or "U.S." means "Virginia."

"U.S. Brands and Legends" means "Virginia Brands and Legends."

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5406 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-19 § 1.2, eff. March 25, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 12, eff. February 5, 1997; Volume 22, Issue 24, eff. July 19, 2006; Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009.

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