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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

2VAC5-531-130. Procedure when infection is suspected.

When reasonable cause exists to suspect the possibility of transmission of infection of a communicable disease from any person concerned with the handling of milk or dairy products to any other person, the person concerned with the handling of milk or dairy products and the person holding the permit shall comply with the following measures:

1. The immediate exclusion of the person suspected of having a communicable disease or being a carrier of a communicable disease from handling any milk or dairy product;

2. No permit holder may sell or offer for sale any milk or dairy products that have been handled by or exposed to a person who is suspected of having a communicable disease or being a carrier of a communicable disease; and

3. Each person who is suspected of having a communicable disease or being a carrier of a communicable disease and his associates, at the discretion of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, shall submit to medical and bacteriological examination by a licensed physician in the Commonwealth of Virginia sufficient to make a medical diagnosis.

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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