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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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Description A regulation that establishes: (1) the requirement for a person to have a permit from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services before he may test milk for its fat, protein, or lactose content, if the test results are used as the basis for payment; (2) the method for calibrating automated testing instruments used to determine the fat content of milk; (3) and that records on the accuracy of fat-testing equipment be maintained for 12 months from the date they are created.
State Authority Sections 3.2-5223 and 3.2-5224 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 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.
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Name / Title: Carolyn Peterson  / Program Supervisor
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Carolyn.Peterson@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1452    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120
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