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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 520. Rules and Regulations Governing Testing of Milk for Milkfat, Protein, and Lactose Content by Automated Instrument Methods

2VAC5-520-20. Automated instrument methods and procedures.

A. The automated light scattering method may be used in determining the fat content of raw, unhomogenized milk.

B. The infrared milk analyzer method may be used for the direct determination of fat, protein, and lactose, and the indirect determination of total solids in milk as outlined in the latest edition of the AOAC.

C. The State Regulatory Authority, guided by the latest edition of the AOAC, may establish procedures to ensure proper instrument operation and accurate test results using the automated instrument methods.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-5223 and 3.2-5224 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-05-04 § 2, eff. March 18, 1987.

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