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Regulations for the Sanitary Control of Storing, Processing, Packing or Repacking of Oysters, Clams and Other Shellfish [12 VAC 5 ‑ 150]
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Description Regulations to protect public health by preventing disease outbreaks attributable to shellfish contamination.
State Authority :9-6.14 (4.1 B)()16 and Chapter 8 of Title of Title 28.2
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 (i) Whether the regulations continue to protect public health by preventing disease outbreaks attributable to shellfish contamination;

(ii) Whether Virginia's shellfish industry maintains its reputation nationally as reliably safe and free of contamination and Virginia shellfish continues to be shipped in interstate markets; and

(iii) Whether shellfish dealers continue to be certified in a timely manner.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Bob Croonenberghs, PhD  / Director, Shellfish Sanitation
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: bob.croonenberghs@vdh.virginia.gov
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