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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

2VAC5-510-450. Product test procedures and the examination of frozen desserts and their ingredients.

A. At irregular intervals during any six month period, at least four samples of frozen desserts and pasteurized mix from each plant shall be taken and examined by the State Regulatory Authority. Samples of the frozen desserts or mix may be taken at any time prior to final delivery.

B. Frozen desserts establishments operating seasonally shall be sampled once every six weeks.

C. Freezer-made milk shakes and freezer-made shakes shall be sampled once every three months, with check samples of violations to be taken promptly.

D. Frozen desserts and mixes imported and offered for sale in the Commonwealth of Virginia shall be sampled and tested as deemed necessary for the State Regulatory Authority.

E. The products shall be tested in accordance with tests and examinations contained in Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products or Official Methods of Analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists.

F. The bacterial quality of commingled milk and cream, and other dairy products for use in the manufacture of frozen desserts and mix, shall comply with the Commonwealth of Virginia regulations for Milk for Manufacturing Purposes and its Production and Processing.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-05-03 § 8.1, eff. December 11, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 10, eff. March 18, 1987.

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