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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 531. Regulations Governing Milk for Manufacturing Purposes
4/19/2024

2VAC5-531-110. Dairy products which may be sold.

No person may produce, provide, manufacture, sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, or store in the Commonwealth of Virginia or bring, send, or receive into the Commonwealth of Virginia any manufactured dairy product in final package form for direct human consumption unless (i) the product has been pasteurized in accordance with the requirements of this chapter; (ii) the product is made from dairy ingredients (milk, milk products, or dairy products) that have all been pasteurized in accordance with the requirements of this chapter; or (iii) in the case of cheese, the cheese complies with a standard of identity under 21 CFR Part 133 that allows for the cheese to be aged above 35° for a minimum of 60 days or the minimum number of days specified under the standard of identity for that variety of cheese.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5206 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 8, eff. January 26, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 3, eff. November 19, 2015.

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