Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Retail Food Establishment Regulations [2 VAC 5 ‑ 585]
Update to align regulation with FDA's 2017 Food Code and 2019 Food Code Supplement
Action 5521
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action will update the regulation so that it is consistent with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's 2017 Food Code and 2019 Food Code Supplement as well as the regulations enforced by the Virginia Department of Health.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005895]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
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
8955 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/24/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Pamela Miles  / Program Manager, Office of Dairy and Foods
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-8910    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.