Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Food Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 421]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Revision to Food Regulations
General Information
Action Summary Incorporates federal standards in an action by VDH that is being put forth concurrent with an action by the Virginia Department of Agriculture, pursuant to specific promulgation authority in Va. Code Sec. 35.1-14 (E).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: Virginia Code Section 35.1-14 (E) grants a partial exemption in that while a DPB economic impact analysis is required, the action is otherwise exempt from executive branch review
RIS Project Yes  [001079]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5032 Proposed Stage complete. No comment period held (exempt from APA).
5366 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Julie Henderson  / Director of Food and General Envirnmntl. Svces.
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7455    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.