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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 585. Retail Food Establishment Regulations

2VAC5-585-3541. Documentation of proposed variance and justification.

Before a variance from a requirement of this chapter is approved, the information that shall be provided by the person requesting the variance and retained by the food establishment and in the department's file on the food establishment includes:

1. A statement of the proposed variance of the chapter requirement citing relevant chapter section numbers;Pf

2. An analysis of the rationale for how the potential public health hazards and nuisances addressed by the relevant chapter sections will be alternatively addressed by the proposal;Pf and

3. A HACCP plan if required as specified under 2VAC5-585-3620 A that includes the information specified under 2VAC5-585-3630 as it is relevant to the variance requested.Pf

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5121 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 2, eff. October 16, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. July 12, 2016; Volume 37, Issue 19, eff. June 24, 2021.

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