Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Sanitary and Operating Requirements in Retail Food Stores [2 VAC 5 ‑ 580]    (Repealed)
Retail Food Stores
Action 749
General Information
Action Summary review the regulation for effectivness and continued need, including the following: the abolishment of the current regulation and at the same time, the adoption of the Food Code to bring Virginia’s regulations pertaining to food safety in retail food stores into alignment with the regulations of other states that have adopted the Food Code and to support FDA’s efforts to promote uniform, nationwide sanitary requirements for all food handling establishments. The agency invites comment on whether there should be an adviser.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
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 associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1060 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 10/05/2001 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: James A. Morano  / Review and Compliance Officer
Address: P.. O. box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-3520    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.