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Mandate 924

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Regulations relating to the sale or service of commercially slaughtered or processed rabbits
Purpose of legislation
This legislation prohibits the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services from adopting as regulation any portion of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code (Food Code), supplement to the Food Code, or amendment to the Food Code or Food Code supplement that requires commercially slaughtered or processed rabbits that are offered for sale or service to be slaughtered or processed under a voluntary inspection program administered by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Such rabbits shall still be subject to applicable provisions of Chapter 51 (§ 3.2-5100 et seq.) (Food and Drink Law) of Title 3.2. The Retail Food Establishment Regulations (2 VAC 5-585 et seq.) include provisions that must be amended as a result of this legislation.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 674 (2018)
VAC chapters to be amended
2 vac 5 - 585 : Retail Food Establishment Regulations
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5075: Amendments due to 2018 legislation allowing dogs on premises and exempting rabbits from game animal inspection requirements
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