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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

2VAC5-531-120. Personnel health.

A. No person affected with any disease in a communicable form, or while a carrier of a communicable disease, may work at any dairy farm or dairy plant in any capacity which brings the person into contact with the production, handling, storage, or transportation of milk or dairy products or into contact with milk or dairy product containers, equipment, or utensils.

B. No person holding a permit may employ any person having, or suspected of having, any disease in a communicable form or being a carrier of a communicable disease.

C. Each permit holder who produces or distributes milk or dairy products upon whose dairy farm or in whose dairy plant any communicable disease occurs or who suspects that any employee has contracted any disease in a communicable form or has become a carrier of a communicable disease shall notify the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services within two hours after the time they had knowledge of the situation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-5206 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 8, eff. January 26, 2005.

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