Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/28/2024

Article 1. Food Service Management

6VAC15-45-1020. Food service program supervision.

Food service operations shall be supervised by a full-time staff member who is experienced in food service management.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.1; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1030. Dietary allowances.

All meals shall meet or exceed the dietary allowances stated in the Recommended Dietary Allowances, National Academy of Sciences.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.2; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1040. Records.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall require that accurate records are maintained of all meals served and that meals are planned in advance to assure proper food flavor, temperature, and appearance.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.3; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1050. Special diets.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall provide for special diets as prescribed by appropriate medical or dental personnel.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.4; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1060. Religious diets.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall provide for reasonable accommodation for inmates whose religious beliefs require adherence to religious dietary laws.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.5; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1070. Meal supervision.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall provide that meals are served under conditions that minimize regimentation, except when security or safety conditions dictate otherwise. All meals shall be served under direct supervision of staff members.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.6; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1080. Meal times.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall require that at least three meals (including two hot meals) are provided at regular meal times during each 24-hour period, with no more than 14 hours between the beginning of the evening meal and the beginning of breakfast. Variations may be allowed based on weekend and holiday food service demands and security needs, provided basic nutritional goals are met.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 11.7; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

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