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Regulations for the Sanitary Control of the Picking, Packing and Marketing of Crab Meat for Human Consumption [12 VAC 5 ‑ 160]
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Chapter Information
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; and

(ii) 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
Telephone:    
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Clarify requirements, etc. - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Remove unnecessary material, standards for picking, packing and marketing crab meat, and a plan Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2009.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Clarify requirements, etc. -