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Food-borne Illness

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Rapid Response Team


Food Safety Modernization Act

The Virginia Rapid Response Team (VA RRT) is managed by a core team comprised of the major food safety agencies operating within the Commonwealth of Virginia, Consisting of:

  • Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services: Food Safety, Produce Safety, Meat and Poultry, Dairy and Animal Feed (Agriculture Commodities Program) and the Manufactured Foods Regulatory Program Standards

  • Virginia Department of Health: Office of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Services, and Shellfish Sanitation Program

  • Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration Baltimore District Office - Human and Animal Food 2 East

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service


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