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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 510. Rules and Regulations Governing the Production, Processing, and Sale of Ice Cream, Frozen Desserts, and Similar Products

2VAC5-510-240. Quiescently frozen confection; identity; label statement of optional ingredients; quiescently frozen confection mix.

A. Quiescently frozen confection means the frozen, sweetened, flavored product in the manufacture of which freezing has not been accompanied by stirring or agitation, generally known as quiescent freezing. This confection may be acidulated with harmless organic acid, may contain milk products, may be made with or without added harmless natural or artificial flavoring, with or without added harmless coloring. The finished product may contain not more than one-half of 1.0% by weight of stabilizing agents. The finished product shall contain not less than 17% by weight of total food solids. This confection must be manufactured in the form of servings, individually packaged, bagged or otherwise wrapped, properly labeled and purveyed to the consumer in its original factory-filled package. In the production of this quiescently frozen confection no processing or mixing prior to quiescent freezing shall be used that develops in the finished confection mix any physical expansion in excess of 10%.

B. Quiescently frozen confection mix is the unfrozen combination of ingredients that when frozen will produce a product conforming to the definition of quiescently frozen confection.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-5201 and 3.2-5212 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-05-03 § 3.22, eff. December 11, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 10, eff. March 18, 1987; Volume 24, Issue 17, eff. June 12, 2008.

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