|A regulation that adopts appropriate portions of the FDA Food Code and establishes definitions, set standards for management and personnel, food operations and equipment and facilities, and provides for inspection and emmployee restriction within retail food establishments.
|Section 3.2-5121 of the Code of Virginia
|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 maintenance of a scientifically sound basis for regulation of the retail food industry that is consistent with regulations enforced by other states.
2. The facilitation of the shared responsibility of the food industry and the government of ensuring that food provided to the consumer is safe and does not become a vehicle in a disease outbreak or in the transmission of communicable disease.
3. The ensuring of a regulatory approach that is uniform throughout the retail segment of Virginia's food industry by administering standards that are equivalent to those administered by the Virginia Department of Health in restaurants and food service establishments.
|See all meetings (11) relating to this chapter.
|Name / Title:
|Pamela Miles / Program Manager, Office of Dairy and Foods
P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
|(804)786-8910 FAX: (804)371-7792 TDD: (800)828-1120