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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 360. Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Commercial Feed Act

2VAC5-360-80. Ingredients.

A. Commercial feeds shall not be adulterated with any whole or viable prohibited noxious-weed seeds, nor with any whole or viable restricted noxious-weed seeds in amounts exceeding the limits as specified in 2VAC5-390-20.

B. Guarantees for microorganisms shall be stated in colony forming units per gram (CFU/g) when directions are for using the product in grams, or in colony forming units per pound (CFU/lb) when directions are for using the product in pounds. A parenthetical statement following the guarantee shall list each species in order of predominance.

C. Guarantees for enzymes shall be stated in units of enzymatic activity per unit weight or volume, consistent with label directions. The source organism for each type of enzymatic activity shall be specified, such as: Protease (Bacillus subtilis) 5.5 mg amino acids liberated/min./milligram. If two or more sources have the same type of activity, they shall be listed in order of predominance based on the amount of enzymatic activity provided.

D. Commercial feeds shall not contain soybean meal, flakes or pellets or other vegetable meals, flakes or pellets that have been extracted with trichlorethylene or other chlorinated solvents.

E. Sulfur dioxide, sulfurous acid, and salts of sulfurous acid shall not be used in or on feeds or feed ingredients that are considered or reported to be a significant source of vitamin B1 (Thiamine).

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-4801 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-04-06 § 8, eff. May 28, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 9, eff. February 12, 2004; Errata, 20:11 VA.R. 1387 February 9, 2004.

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