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Rules and Regulations-Official Standards for Enforcement of the Virginia Apples: Grading, Packing, and Marking Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 310]
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Description This regulation establishes official standard grades by which the quality, quantity, and size of apples may be determined and establishes requirements as to how apples are to be packed and marked.
State Authority Section 3.2-4501 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 1. 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.

2. The establishment of official standard grades for apples by which the quality, quantity, and size of apples may be determined.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Dennis P. Clary  / Program Manager
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Dennis.Clary@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1933    FAX: (804)371-7785    TDD: (800)828-1120
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