Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
[REPEALED] Regulations Governing Milk for Manufacturing Purposes [2 VAC 5 ‑ 530]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes: (1) the requirements to produce and sell cows’ milk for manufacturing purposes; (2) the requirements to obtain a permit to process and sell cheese, butter, condensed milk, powdered milk, and similar products; (3) and minimum standards that dairy farms and dairy plants must meet in producing and processing milk for manufacturing purposes, including pasteurization, cooling, storage, quality-control tests, packaging, and labeling requirements.
State Authority Sections 3.1-530.1 and 3.1-530.2 of the Code of Virginia (1950 ), as amended
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The ensuring of the safety of manufactured dairy products through pasteurization and prevention of contamination.

3. The facilitation of sales of Virginia-manufactured dairy products in intrastate and interstate commerce.
Meetings See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: John A. Beers  / Program Supervisor
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-1452    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
milk for manufacturing purposes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/26/2005.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
4/10/2000 Completed Amend