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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter 585. Retail Food Establishment Regulations
9/22/2020

2VAC5-585-3390. Chemicals for Washing Fruits and Vegetables, Criteria.

A. Chemicals, including those generated on site, used to wash or peel raw, whole fruits and vegetables shall meet the requirements specified in 40 CFR Part 156 and shall:P

1. Be an approved food additive listed for this intended use in 21 CFR Part 173;P

2. Be generally recognized as safe for this intended use;P or

3. Be the subject of an effective food contact notification for this intended use (only effective for the manufacturer or supplier identified in the notification).P

B. Ozone as an antimicrobial agent used in the treatment, storage, and processing of fruits and vegetables in a food establishment shall meet the requirements specified in 21 CFR 173.368.P

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5121 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 24, Issue 02, eff. October 16, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. July 12, 2016.

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