Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
person that operates a dairy farm shall cool raw milk to 40°F or cooler,
but not frozen, within two hours after milking and the temperature at any time
thereafter shall not be warmer than 50°F. Raw milk that is warmer than a
temperature of 50°F two hours after the first milking or at any time
thereafter shall be deemed a public health hazard and shall not be utilized in
any milk, milk product, or dairy product, offered for sale, or sold.
B. No person that operates a dairy farm and
holds a permit to produce milk for manufacturing purposes shall sell, offer to
sell, or process any milk for manufacturing purposes if the age of the milk is
older than 76 hours after the completion of the first milking. Raw milk for
manufacturing purposes older than 76 hours shall be deemed to be a public
2 Va. Admin.
Derived from Virginia
Register Volume 21, Issue 8, eff. January 26, 2005; Amended,
Register Volume 32, Issue 23, eff.
Register Volume 36, Issue 24, eff.
Statutory Authority: §§
of the Code of Virginia.