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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Board
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
chapter
[REPEALED] Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk [2 VAC 5 ‑ 500]
Action:
Cooling Milk/Milk Samples
 
General Information
Action Summary review the regulation for effectiveness and continued need, including the following: the need to include certain other species of mammals if the milk or dairy products are intended for human consumption; the need for consistency and compliance with the requirements of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) for Grade “A” milk; provision for the cooling, storing, and sampling of milk using alternatives to bulk tanks; the need to eliminate references to fees for milk hauling permits; the need to require permits for each milk pickup tank or milk transport tank used to move milk in Virginia; the need to include recording thermometer specifications consistent with the PMO; the need to require dedicated milk transport tanks to be used to haul any pasteurized milk, milk products, or frozen dessert mixes, when the products will not be re-pasteurized at the plant where they are packaged; and the need to require the collection of two identical milk samples at each pickup. The agency invites comment on whether there should be an adviser.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 2 VAC 5-500 [REPEALED] Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  2 VAC 5 - 501 Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1059 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/06/2001.
1601 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/09/2002.
2412 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/26/2005.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: John A. Beers  / Program Supervisor
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: John.Beers@vdacs.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)786-1452    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.