Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations Governing Testing of Milk for Milkfat, Protein, and Lactose Content by Automated Instrument Methods [2 VAC 5 ‑ 520]
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11/19/12  3:49 pm
Commenter: Tony Banks, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation

Testing of Milk by Automated Methods

The regulation should be kept in place as is and should only be updated to comply with federal guidance and regulation when necessary to participate in intra- and inter-state commerce.  The current regulation is necessary for maintaining a recognized milk grading standard for testing equipment and protocols.  This regualtion supports the intra- and inter-state sale and shipment of Virginia-produced milk. This regulation is necessary for the continued success of Virginia's dairy industry,

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