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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
7/3/2022

2VAC5-210-30. Mandatory meat and poultry products inspection and voluntary inspection and certification.

The Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services hereby adopts the following provisions of Title 9, Chapter III, Subchapter A of the Code of Federal Regulations as described in 2VAC5-210-10:

Subchapter A -- Agency organization and terminology; mandatory meat and poultry products inspection and voluntary inspection and certification.

Part 302. Application of inspection and other requirements.

Part 303. Exemptions.

Any establishment, firm, person or corporation operating under Section 303.1(a)(2) of this subchapter is required to apply for and receive a permit of exemption in accordance with requirements set forth by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services or his delegate.

Part 304. Application for inspection; grant or refusal of inspection.

Part 305. Official numbers; inauguration of inspection; withdrawal of inspection; reports of violation.

Part 306. Assignment and authorities of program employees.

Part 307. Facilities for inspection.

Part 309. Ante-mortem inspection.

Part 310. Post-mortem inspection.

Part 311. Disposal of diseased or otherwise adulterated carcasses and parts.

Part 312. Official marks, devices and certificates.

Part 313. Humane slaughter of livestock.

Part 314. Handling and disposal of condemned or other inedible products at official establishments.

Part 315. Rendering or other disposal of carcasses and parts passed for cooking.

Part 316. Marking products and their containers.

Part 317. Labeling, marking devices, and containers.

Part 318. Entry into official establishments; reinspection and preparation of products.

Part 319. Definitions and standards of identity or composition.

Part 320. Records, registration, and reports.

Part 325. Transportation.

Part 329. Detention; seizure and condemnation; criminal offenses.

Part 335. Rules of practice governing proceedings under the federal Meat Inspection Act.

Part 350. Special services relating to meat and other products.

Part 352. Exotic animals; voluntary inspection.

Part 354. Voluntary inspection of rabbits and edible products thereof.

Part 355. Certified products for dogs, cats, and other carnivora; inspection, certification, and identification as to class, quality, quantity, and condition.

Part 362. Voluntary poultry inspection regulations.

Part 381. Poultry products inspection regulations.

Subpart B. Administration; application of inspection and other requirements. Deleting Section 381.5-Publications.

Subpart C. Exemptions.

Any establishment, firm, person or corporation operating under § 381.10 (5), (6) or (7) of this subchapter is required to apply for and receive a permit of exemption in accordance with requirements set forth by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services or his delegate.

Subpart D. Application for inspection; grant or refusal of inspection.

Subpart E. Inauguration of inspection; official establishment numbers; separation of establishments and other requirements; withdrawal of inspection.

Subpart F. Assignment and authorities of program employees; appeals.

Subpart G. Facilities for inspection; overtime and holiday service; billing establishments.

Subpart H. Sanitation.

Subpart I. Operating procedures.

Subpart J. Ante-mortem inspection.

Subpart K. Post-mortem inspection; disposition of carcasses and parts.

Subpart L. Handling and disposal of condemned or other inedible products at official establishments.

Subpart M. Official marks, devices, and certificates; export certificates; certification procedures.

Except as otherwise required in this subchapter all referrals and instructions relative to export or import are deleted from adoption.

Subpart N. Labeling and containers.

Subpart O. Entry of articles into official establishments; processing inspection and other reinspections; processing requirements.

Subpart P. Definitions and standards of identity or composition.

Subpart Q. Records, registration, and reports.

Subpart S. Transportation; exportation; or sale of poultry or poultry products.

Subpart U. Detention; seizure and condemnation; criminal offenses.

Subpart X. Canning and canned products.

Subpart Y. Nutrition labeling.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5406 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-19 § 1.3, eff. March 25, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 12, eff. February 5, 1997; Volume 22, Issue 24, eff. July 19, 2006; Volume 24, Issue 9, eff. December 11, 2007; Volume 29, Issue 16, eff. May 8, 2013.

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