Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
3/5/2024

Article 1. Processing

12VAC5-165-130. Separation of operations.

Article 1
Processing

All crab meat repacking operations shall be conducted separately in time or space from other packing operations.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-801, 28.2-803 and 28.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000.

12VAC5-165-140. Cleaning and sanitizing of tables.

The repacking tables shall be cleaned and sanitized prior to and after each crab meat repacking operation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-801, 28.2-803 and 28.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000.

12VAC5-165-150. Pasteurized crab meat storage temperature.

Containers of pasteurized crab meat shall be stored in a refrigerated room at a temperature of 40°F or less.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-801 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 5, eff. December 2, 2015.

12VAC5-165-160. Blending of crab meat.

Foreign crab meat from one processor shall not be blended or combined with crab meat from another processor.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-801, 28.2-803 and 28.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000.

12VAC5-165-170. Temperature of crab meat during repacking.

No portion of the crab meat shall exceed 50°F during the repacking process.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-801, 28.2-803 and 28.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000.

12VAC5-165-180. Cooling of crab meat after repacking.

Immediately after repacking, the repacker shall place containers of repacked crab meat into ice or into refrigeration not to exceed 40°F.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-801 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 5, eff. December 2, 2015.

12VAC5-165-190. Disposal of used containers.

Empty containers from which crab meat has been repacked shall not be kept on premises for any type of reuse. After removing the crab meat, the empty containers shall be placed immediately into waste disposal receptacles.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-801, 28.2-803 and 28.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000.

12VAC5-165-200. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 16, eff. May 24, 2000; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 5, eff. December 2, 2015.

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