Title 7--AGRICULTURE
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Grades ``U.S. Extra Fancy'' consists of apples of one variety (except when more than one variety is printed on the container) which are mature but...


printed on the container) which are mature but not overripe, clean, fairly well formed, and free from decay, internal browning, internal breakdown, soft scald, freezing injury,...


color, russeting, and invisible water core. In this grade, less color is required for all varieties listed in table I of Sec. 51.305. Apples of this grade are free from...


printed on the container) which are mature but not overripe, not seriously deformed and free from decay, internal browning, internal breakdown, soft scald, and freezing injury....


Extra Fancy and U.S. Fancy; (2) Combination U.S. Fancy and U.S. No. 1; and (3) Combination U.S. No. 1 and U.S. Utility. (b) Combinations other than these are...


51.300 to 51.304, apples of these grades shall have the percentage of color specified for the variety in table I appearing in this section. All apple varieties other than...


the grades in 51.300, 51.301, 51.302, 51.303, and 51.304 the following tolerances are provided as specified: (a) Defects: (1) U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, U.S. No. 1, and...


Provided, That the averages for the entire lot are within the tolerances specified for the grade: (a) Packages which contain more than 10 pounds: (1)...


are packed to weigh ten pounds or less, or in any container where the minimum diameter of the smallest apple does not vary more than \1/2\ inch from the...


apples after they have been in storage or transit shall be considered as affecting condition and not the grade. ...


approved and recognized methods. [[Page 348]] Packs shall be at least fairly tight \2\ or fairly...


the numerical count or minimum diameter of apples packed in a closed container shall be indicated on the container. For apple lots utilizing the combined diameter/weight...


proper completion of the ripening process. Before a mature apple becomes overripe it will show varying degrees of firmness, depending upon the stage of the ripening process....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.313] [Page 348] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples Sec. 51.313 Overripe. ``Overripe'' means apples which have progressed beyond the stage of ripe, with flesh very mealy or soft, and past commercial utility. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.314] [Page 348] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples Sec. 51.314 Clean. ``Clean'' means that the apples are free from excessive dirt, dust, spray residue, and other foreign material. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.315] [Page 348-349] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples Sec. 51.315 Fairly well formed. ``Fairly well formed'' means that the apple may be slightly abnormal in [[Page 349]] shape but not to an extent which detracts materially from its appearance. ...


of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which more than slightly detract from the appearance or the edible or shipping quality of...


of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which materially detract from the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the...


variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects which seriously detract from the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.319] [Page 352] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples Sec. 51.319 Seriously deformed. ``Seriously deformed'' means that the apple is so badly misshapen that its appearance is seriously affected. ...


at right angles to a line from stem to blossom end. When measuring for maximum size, ``diameter'' means the smallest dimension of the apple determined by passing the...


Millimeters Inches...


42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. Grades ``U.S. No. 1'' consists of apples of...


which are not overripe, which are free from decay, worm holes, freezing injury and internal breakdown and free from any other defect, or combination of defects, the removal...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.342] [Page 353] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples for Processing Sec. 51.342 U.S. Cider. ``U.S. Cider'' consists of apples which are free from decay, worm holes and internal breakdown. Culls ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.343] [Page 353] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples for Processing Sec. 51.343 Culls. ``Culls'' consist of apples which fail to meet the requirements of U.S. Cider Grade. Size ...


by buyer and seller. (b) Unless otherwise specified, the minimum and maximum sizes or range of sizes shall be determined by the use of an approved sizing chain of the...


tolerances as set forth in Sec. 51.346 shall apply. When packed in closed packages the application of tolerances in Sec. 51.347 shall apply. The application of tolerances...


not be further advanced in maturity than generally firm ripe, and the following tolerances, by weight, shall apply: (a) For defects. 10 percent for apples which fail to meet...


the averages for the entire lot are within the tolerances specified for the grade: (a) For a tolerance of 10 percent, individual packages shall have not more than...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.348] [Page 353] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples for Processing Sec. 51.348 One variety. One variety within the meaning of these standards shall include all bud sports and strains of the specified variety. [[Page 354]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.349] [Page 354] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apples for Processing Sec. 51.349 Overripe. Overripe means apples which are dead ripe, and with flesh very mealy or soft. ...


the product in conformity with the requirements of these standards shall not excuse failure to comply with the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act or...


1'' consists of cantaloups of one type which are mature and have good internal quality but are not overripe or soft or wilted, which are well formed, well netted, and free...


consists of cantaloups of one type which are mature but not overripe or soft or wilted, which are well formed and fairly well netted, and free from decay, wet slip...


consists of cantaloups of one type which are mature but not overripe or soft or wilted, which are fairly well formed and fairly well netted, which are free from decay, wet slip...


of cantaloups which have not been classified in accordance with any of the foregoing grades. The term ``unclassified'' is not a grade within the meaning of...


The contents of individual packages are subject to the following limitation: Provided, That the averages for the entire lot are within the tolerances specified for...


Very good internal quality means that the combined juice from the edible portion of a sample of cantaloups selected at random contains not less than 11 percent soluble solids...


Uniform in appearance means that not more than one-tenth of the packages in any lot contain cantaloups which show sufficient variation in shape, size, ground color or netting...


the cantaloups in any container are similar in color of flesh and are not decidely different in shape, character of netting and prominence...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.484] [Page 356] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.484 Mature. Mature means that the cantaloup has reached the stage of maturity which will insure the proper completion of the normal ripening process. ...


Good internal quality means that the combined juice from the edible portion of a sample of cantaloups selected at random contains not less than 9 percent soluble solids as determined...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.486] [Page 356] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.486 Soft. Soft means that the cantaloup yields readily to slight pressure. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.487] [Page 356] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.487 Wilted. Wilted means that the cantaloup lacks turgidity and is somewhat flabby, spongy and pliable under moderate pressure. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.488] [Page 356] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.488 Well formed. Well formed means that the cantaloup has the normal shape characteristic of the variety. ...


that to an extent characteristic of the variety the cantaloup is well covered with fully developed, well raised netting, some portion of which is well rounded with practically...


or fermentation of the flesh or rind of the cantaloup caused by bacteria or fungi; except that dry type decays will only be scored when penetrating the rind...


condition present at time of packing in which the stem scar is abnormally large, excessively wet and slippery, yields to slight pressure, and is frequently accompanied by...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.492] [Page 356] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.492 Sunscald. Sunscald means discolored or bleached, sunken areas of the surface having tough epidermis with underlying flesh leathery and usually off- color. ...


specific defect described in this section; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which...


means any specific defect described in this section; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects,...


Permanent defects means defects which are not subject to change during shipping or storage; including, but not [[Page 358]] limited to factors of shape, netting,...


Fairly well netted means that to an extent characteristic of the variety the cantaloup is fairly well covered with fairly good netting. [26 FR 2217, Mar. 16, 1961. Redesignated at...


Condition defects means defects which may develop or change during shipment or storage; including, but not limited to decayed or soft cantaloups and such factors as liquid in the...


27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. Grades ``U.S. Extra No. 1'' consists of stalks of...


fairly well developed, fairly well formed, well trimmed, fairly compact, and which are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from damage caused by freezing, growth...


well developed, reasonably well formed, fairly well trimmed and are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from serious damage caused by freezing, growth...


any of the foregoing grades. The term ``unclassified'' is not a grade within the meaning of these standards but is provided as a designation to show that no grade has been...


or in terms of dozens or half-dozens. Variations from the number specified shall be permitted as follows: Provided, That the average for the lot is not less than the...


subject to the following limitations: Provided, That the averages for the entire lot are within the tolerances specified: (1) For packages which contain 20 specimens...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.566] [Page 360] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.566 Stalk. Stalk means an individual plant. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.567] [Page 360] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.567 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the stalks in any package have the same general appearance and character of growth. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.568] [Page 360] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.568 Well developed. Well developed means that the branches are of good width and thickness in relation to the length of midribs and type of celery and that the heart branches are of reasonable number, length and stockiness. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.569] [Page 360] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.569 Well formed. Well formed means that the branches are fairly straight and not more than slightly curved or twisted. ...


permitted to have a small amount of dirt on the inside of the branches or in the heart branches which cannot be removed by good commercial methods...


outer branches remain; that the main root has been cut off so as not to extend more than 1\1/2\ inches below the point of attachment of the lowest outer branch; that...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.572] [Page 360] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.572 Compact. Compact means that the branches on the stalk are fairly close together throughout most of their length. ...


the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the celery stalk or the general appearance of the stalks in the container. Any one of the following defects, or...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.574] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.574 Green. Green means that the middle portions of the outer branches on the stalk are generally green to light green color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.575] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.575 Fairly well blanched. Fairly well blanched means that the midrib portions of the outer branches on the stalk are generally of a creamy white to pale green color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.576] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.576 Mixed blanch. Mixed blanch consists of green and fairly well blanched stalks of celery in the same container. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.577] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.577 Average midrib length. Average midrib length means the average length of all the branches in the outer whorl measured from the point of attachment at the base to the first node. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.578] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.578 Branch. Branch means the leaf of a stalk and consists of the edible stem- like portion and the tops or leaf blades. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.579] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.579 Length of stalk. Length of stalk means the distance from where the root is cut off to a point which represents the average length of the longest branches. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.580] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.580 Fairly well developed. Fairly well developed means that the branches are of fairly good width and thickness in relation to the length of midribs and type of celery and that there is not excessive open space in the center of the stalk. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.581] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.581 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the branches are reasonably straight and not more than moderately curved or twisted. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.582] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.582 Fairly compact. Fairly compact means that the branches on the stalk are reasonably close together throughout most of their length. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.583] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.583 Reasonably well developed. Reasonably well developed means that the branches are of reasonable width and thickness in relation to the length of midribs and type of celery. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.584] [Page 361] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.584 Reasonably well formed. Reasonably well formed means that the branches are not crooked, curved or twisted to the extent that the appearance of the stalk is seriously affected. [[Page 362]] ...


more than 3 inches below the point of attachment of the lowest outer branch, and that secondary rootlets are not of such number or length as to seriously affect the appearance...


seriously affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the celery stalk or the general appearance of the stalks in the container. Any one of the following...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.587] [Page 362] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.587 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension of the stalk measured at a point 2 inches above the point of attachment of the lowest outer branch to the base. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.588] [Page 362] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Celery Sec. 51.588 Length of seedstem. Length of seedstem means the distance from the base of the outer branches of the stalk to the top of the actual seedstem, exclusive of any leaves or leafstems attached to the top of the seedstem. ...


June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. General These standards do not apply to...


are well developed, and have good heart formation; which are clean, well trimmed, fairly compact, and are free from blackheart, brown stem, decay (except dry type crater...


are fairly well developed and have fairly good heart formation; which are clean, well trimmed, and not badly spread, and which are free from blackheart, decay (except dry...


are fairly well developed, which are clean, well trimmed and free from blackheart, decay (except dry type crater rot), doubles, and from serious damage caused by crater...


classed as ``green'' when they have a medium to dark green appearance, fairly ``well blanched'' when the midrib portions of the branches on the stalks are generally of a...


stalk length is specified it shall be determined by measuring the [[Page 364]] distance from where the main root is cut off, to a point which represents...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.601] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.601 Off-Grade celery. Celery stalks which fail to meet the requirements of any of the foregoing grades shall be Off-Grade celery stalks. Definitions ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.602] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.602 Stalk. Stalk means an individual plant. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.603] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.603 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the stalks in any container have the same character of growth. For example, celery of Giant Pascal and Golden Self Blanching types must not be mixed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.604] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.604 Well developed. Well developed means that the outer branches are of good width in relation to the length of midribs and type of celery. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.605] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.605 Good heart formation. Good heart formation means that the stalk has a reasonable number of stocky inner heart branches for its size. ...


shall be permitted to have a small amount of dirt on the inside of the branches or in the heart branches which cannot be removed by good commercial methods...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.607] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.607 Well trimmed. Well trimmed means that the outside coarse and damaged branches have been removed and that the root or roots have been neatly trimmed to a reasonable length for the size of the stalk. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.608] [Page 364] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.608 Fairly compact. Fairly compact means that the branches are fairly close together on the stalk. ...


shipping quality. Any one of the following defects, or any combination of defects, the seriousness of which exceeds the maximum allowed for any one defect shall be considered...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.610] [Page 365] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.610 Midrib length. Midrib length of a branch means the distance between the point of attachment to the root and the first node. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.611] [Page 365] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.611 Fairly well developed. Fairly well developed means that the outer branches are not spindly or abnormally short and thin. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.612] [Page 365] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Celery Stalks Sec. 51.612 Fairly good heart formation. Fairly good heart formation means that the stalk has a moderate number of fairly stocky inner heart branches for its size. ...


edible or shipping quality. Any one of the following defects, or any combination of defects, the seriousness of which exceeds the maximum allowed for any one defect, shall...


Aug. 30, 1969, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. ...


of grapefruit which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirement: (1) Discoloration: (i) Not more than one-half of the surface, in the aggregate,...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 1 except that no fruit may have more than one-tenth of its surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. (a)...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 1 except that all fruit must show some discoloration. Not less than the number of fruits required in Sec. 51.628, Tables I and...


consists of a combination of U.S. No. 1 and U.S. No. 2 grapefruit: Provided, That the number of U.S. No. 2 fruits specified in Sec. 51.628, Tables I and II, are...


of grapefruit which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: (i) Not more than two-thirds of the surface, in the...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 2 except that not less than the number of fruits required in Sec. 51.628, Tables I and II, shall have more than two-thirds of...


consists of grapefruit which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Mature; (2) Similar varietal characteristics; (3) May...


allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, based on sample inspection, the number of defective or off-size specimens in the...


Each sample shall consist of 33 grapefruit. When individual packages contain at least 33 grapefruit, the sample is drawn from one package; when individual packages...


be fairly uniform in size, unless specified as uniform in size. When packed in approved containers, fruit shall be arranged according to the approved and recognized methods. ...


same meaning currently assigned that term in the laws and regulations of the State in which the grapefruit is grown; or as the definition of such term may hereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.632] [Page 371] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.632 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the fruits in any container are similar in color and shape. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.633] [Page 371] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.633 Well colored. Well colored means that the fruit is yellow in color with practically no trace of green color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.634] [Page 371] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.634 Firm. Firm means that the fruit is not soft, or noticeably wilted or flabby, and the skin is not spongy or puffy. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.635] [Page 371] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.635 Well formed. Well formed means that the fruit has the shape characteristic of the variety. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.636] [Page 371] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.636 Smooth texture. Smooth texture means that the skin is thin and smooth for the variety and size of the fruit. ...


defect described in Sec. 51.652, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which...


russeting of light shade of golden brown caused by rust mite or other means. Lighter shades of discoloration caused by smooth or fairly smooth, superficial scars or...


colored means that except for a 1-inch circle in the aggregate of green color, the yellow color predominates over the green color on that part of the fruit which is...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.640] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.640 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the fruit may not have the shape characteristic of the variety but is not elongated or pointed or otherwise deformed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.641] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.641 Fairly smooth texture. Fairly smooth texture means that the skin is not materially rough or coarse and that the skin is not thick for the variety. ...


defect described in Sec. 51.652, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.643] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.643 Fairly firm. Fairly firm means that the fruit may be slightly soft, but not bruised, and the skin is not spongy or puffy. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.644] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.644 Slightly misshapen. Slightly misshapen means that the fruit is not of the shape characteristic of the variety but is not appreciably elongated or pointed or otherwise deformed. ...


texture means that the skin is not smooth or fairly smooth but is not excessively rough or excessively thick, or materially ridged, grooved...


any specific defect described in Sec. 51.652, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects,...


means that, except for a 2-inch circle in the aggregate of green color, the portion of the fruit surface which is not discolored shows some...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.648] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.648 Misshapen. Misshapen means that the fruit is decidedly elongated, pointed or flat sided. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.649] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.649 Slightly spongy. Slightly spongy means that the fruit is puffy or slightly wilted but not flabby. ...


damage means any specific defect described in Sec. 51.652, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.651] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.651 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension measured at right angles to a line from stem to blossom end. [[Page 373]] ...


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Millimeters Inches...


30, 1969; 34 FR 14325, Sept. 12, 1969, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. ...


of oranges which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: (i) Not more than one-tenth of the surface, in the aggregate, may...


consists of oranges which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: (i) Not more than one-third of the surface, in the...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 1 except that no fruit may have more than one-tenth of its surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. (a)...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No 1 except that all fruit must show some discoloration. Not less than the number of fruits required in Sec. 51.689, Tables I and II,...


of a combination of U.S. No. 1 and U.S. No. 2 oranges: Provided, That the number of U.S. No. 2 fruits specified in Sec. 51.689, Tables I and II, are...


of oranges which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: (i) Not more than one-half of the surface, in the aggregate, may...


this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 2 except that not less than the number of fruits required in Sec. 51.689, Tables I and II, shall have more than one-half of...


of oranges which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Mature; (2) Similar varietal characteristics; (3) May be misshapen; ...


for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, based on sample inspection, the number of defective or off-size specimens in the lot, shall...


Each sample shall consist of 50 oranges. When individual packages contain at least 50 oranges, the sample is drawn from one package; when individual packages contain less...


(a) Fruit shall be fairly uniform in size. When packed in approved containers, fruit shall be arranged according to the approved and recognized methods. ...


bag packs, or bulk loads in which oranges are not packed according to a definite pattern do not meet the requirements of standard pack, but may be certified as meeting...


meaning currently assigned that term in the laws and regulations of the State in which the orange is grown; or as the definition of such term may hereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.694] [Page 380] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.694 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the fruits in any container are similar in color and shape. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.695] [Page 380] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.695 Well colored. Well colored means that the fruit is yellow or orange in color with practically no trace of green color. ...


means that the fruit is not soft, or noticeably wilted or flabby; as applied to oranges of the Mandarin group (Satsuma, King, Mandarin), means that the fruit is not...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.697] [Page 380] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.697 Well formed. Well formed means that the fruit has the shape characteristic of the variety. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.698] [Page 380] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.698 Smooth texture. Smooth texture means that the skin is thin and smooth for the variety and size of the fruit. ...


defect described in Sec. 51.713, Table IV; or an [[Page 381]] equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any...


russeting of light shade of golden brown caused by rust mite or other means. Lighter shades of discoloration caused by smooth or fairly smooth, superficial scars or other means...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.701] [Page 381] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.701 Fairly smooth texture. Fairly smooth texture means that the skin is not materially rough or coarse and that the skin is not thick for the variety. ...


described in Sec. 51.713, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which...


colored means that except for a one inch circle in the aggregate of green color, the yellow or orange color predominates over the green color on that part of the fruit which is...


colored means that the yellow or orange color predominates over the green color on at least two-thirds of the fruit surface in the aggregate which is...


to common oranges, means that the fruit may be slightly soft, but not bruised; as applied to oranges of the Mandarin group (Satsuma, King, Mandarin) means that the fruit is...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.706] [Page 381] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.706 Slightly misshapen. Slightly misshapen means that the fruit is not of the shape characteristic of the variety but is not appreciably elongated or pointed or otherwise deformed. ...


texture means that the skin is not smooth or fairly smooth but is not excessively rough or excessively thick, or materially ridged, grooved...


any specific defect described in Sec. 51.713, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.709] [Page 381] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.709 Misshapen. Misshapen means that the fruit is decidedly elongated, pointed or flatsided. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.710] [Page 381] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.710 Slightly spongy. Slightly spongy means that the fruit is puffy or slightly wilted but not flabby. ...


means any specific defect described in Sec. 51.713, Table IV; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.712] [Page 381] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Oranges (Texas and States Other Than Florida, California, and Arizona) Sec. 51.712 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension measured at right angles to a line from stem to blossom end of the fruit. [[Page 382]] ...


...


Millimeters Inches...


Grades ``U.S. Fancy'' consists of grapefruit which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: Not more...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.751] [Page 384] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.751 U.S. No. 1 Bright. The requirements for this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 1 except that fruit shall have not more than one-fifth of its surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. For tolerances see Sec. 51.760. ...


(a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: Not more than one-third of the surface, in the aggregate, may be affected by discoloration. (See Sec. 51.770.); (2)...


not more than 30 percent, by count, of the fruit shall have more than one-third of their surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. For tolerances see...


at least 30 percent, by count, of the fruit shall have more than one-third of their surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. The predominating discoloration on each...


at least 30 percent, by count, of the fruit shall have more than one-third of their surface, in the aggregate, affected by any type of discoloration. For tolerances see...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.756] [Page 385] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.756 U.S. No. 2 Bright. The requirements for this grade are the same as for U.S. No. 2 except that fruit shall have not more than one-fifth of its surface, in the aggregate, affected by discoloration. For tolerances see Sec. 51.760. ...


(a) Basic requirements: (1) Discoloration: Not more than one-half of the surface, in the aggregate, may be affected by discoloration. (See Sec. 51.770.); (2)...


at least 10 percent of the fruit shall have more than one- half of their surface, in the aggregate, affected by any type of discoloration. For tolerances see...


(a) Basic requirements: (1) Mature; (2) Misshapen; (3) Poorly colored; (4) Rough texture, not seriously bumpy; (5) Similar...


each of the foregoing grades, the following tolerances, by count, based on a minimum 25 count sample, are provided as specified: (a) Defects. (1) U.S. Fancy, U.S. No. 1 Bright,...


specified in Sec. 51.760. Individual samples shall have not more than one and one-half times a specified tolerance of 10 percent or more, and not more than double...


approved and recognized methods. (b) ``Fairly uniform in size'' means that not more than 10 percent of the grapefruit per sample may vary more than one-half inch...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.763] [Page 387] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.763 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the fruits in any container are similar in color and shape. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.764] [Page 387] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.764 Well colored. Well colored means that the fruit has characteristic color for the variety with practically no trace of green color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.765] [Page 387] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.765 Firm. Firm means that the fruit is not soft, or noticeably wilted or flabby, and the skin is not spongy or puffy. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR51.766] [Page 387] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Florida Grapefruit Sec. 51.766 Well formed. Well formed means that the fruit has the shape characteristic of the variety. ...




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