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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption [2 VAC 5 ‑ 600]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/3/2012
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is conducting a periodic review of 2 VAC 5-600, Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia ( The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins February 27, 2012 and ends on March 19, 2012.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Ryan Davis, Program Manager, Office of Dairy and Foods, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, Virginia 23218, Telephone: 804-786-8910, Fax: 804-371-7792, Email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 2/27/2012      End Date: 3/19/2012

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf Completed Document   (4/17/2012)
Attorney General Certification