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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

2VAC5-510-310. Parevine; parevine mix.

A. Parevine is the food prepared by freezing, while stirring, a pasteurized mix composed of: (i) one or more edible vegetable fats; (ii) any optional sweetening ingredient except lactose and (iii) protein or any other source of carbohydrate food solids. Parevine shall not contain any milk or meat products or any derivatives of such products.

B. Its fat content shall not be less than 10%, except that when bulky optional characterizing ingredients are used, the fat content may be reduced, as a result of the addition of such ingredients, but shall in no case be less than 8.0%.

C. Its content of food solids shall not be less than 1.3 pounds per gallon of the finished product.

D. The weight of the finished product shall not be less than 4.5 pounds per gallon.

E. Parevine shall be offered in the form of servings individually packaged, bagged or wrapped and properly labeled and purveyed to the consumer in original plant sealed container. When any artificial color or flavor is used in parevine directly or indirectly as a component of any other ingredient, then it must be declared in the label statement, "Artificial color and flavor added," or words of like import.

F. Parevine mix is the pasteurized unfrozen combination of ingredients that when frozen while stirring will produce a product conforming to the definition of parevine.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-05-03 § 3.29, 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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