12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-421-510 - Washing fruits and vegetables

A. Except as specified in subsection B of this section and except for whole, raw fruits and vegetables that are intended for washing by the consumer before consumption, raw fruits and vegetables shall be thoroughly washed in water to remove soil and other contaminants before being cut, combined with other ingredients, cooked, served, or offered for human consumption in ready-to-eat form.
B. Fruits and vegetables may be washed by using chemicals as specified under 12VAC5-421-3390.
C. Devices used for onsite generation of chemicals meeting the requirements specified in 21 CFR 173.315 shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.Pf


12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-421-510
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. 7/12/2016.

Statutory Authority: §§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-14 of the Code of Virginia.

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