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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Meat and Poultry Inspection Under the Virginia Meat and Poultry Products Inspection Act [2 VAC 5 ‑ 210]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Adoption of 9 CFR Part 412 Label approval
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this amendment is to adopt Part 412 of Title 9, of the Code of the Federal Regulations regarding Label approval. The United States Department of Agriculture - Food Safety and Inspection Service consolidated the separate generic label approval regulations for meat and poultry products into a new CFR part applicable to both meat and poultry products. This change amends the regulations to expand the circumstances for generically approved labels. This change also combines generic label approval regulations for meat and poultry products and allows inspected establishments to generically approve labels that previously had to be submitted for formal approval.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [003913]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6813 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/03/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Barry Jones  / Program Manager, Meat and Poultry Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-4569    FAX: (804)786-1003    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.