Title 7--AGRICULTURE
Chapter


[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: 7CFR51.1824] [Page 453] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1824 Firm. Firm means that the flesh is not soft and the fruit is not badly puffy and that the skin has not become materially separated from the flesh of the tangerine. ...


[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: 7CFR51.1825] [Page 453] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1825 Well formed. Well formed means that the fruit has the characteristic tangerine shape and is not deformed. ...


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


[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: 7CFR51.1827] [Page 453] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1827 Highly colored. Highly colored means that the ground color of each fruit is a deep tangerine color, or characteristic color for the variety, with practically no trace of yellow color. ...


or other means. Lighter shades of discoloration caused by smooth or fairly smooth superficial scars or other means may be allowed on a greater area, or darker shades may be...


green color on the entire fruit surface with no distinct green color present, and that some portion of the surface has a reddish tangerine blush, or characteristic color for...


does not exceed the aggregate area of a circle 1-\1/4\ inches (31.8 mm) in diameter and that the remainder of the surface has a yellow or better ground color with some portion...


[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: 7CFR51.1831] [Page 454] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1831 Fairly firm. Fairly firm means that the flesh may be slightly soft but is not bruised or badly puffy, and that the skin has not become seriously separated from the flesh of the tangerine. ...


[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: 7CFR51.1832] [Page 454] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1832 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the fruit may not have the shape characteristic of the variety but that it is not badly deformed. ...


an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which seriously detracts from the appearance, or the edible or...


shall predominate over the green color on at least one- half of the fruit surface in the aggregate, and that each fruit shall show practically no...


I; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which very seriously detracts from the appearance, 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: 7CFR51.1836] [Page 454] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Potatoes Sec. 51.1836 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension measured at right angles to a line from stem to blossom end. ...


Factor Damage Serious damage...


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...


consists of a combination of U.S. No. 1 and U.S. No. 2 tomatoes: Provided, That at least 60 percent, by count, meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade. (a)...


consists of tomatoes which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Similar varietal characteristics; (2) Mature; (3) Not overripe...


consists of tomatoes which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Similar varietal characteristics; (2) Mature; (3) Not overripe...


tomatoes packed in any standard type shipping container shall be specified and marked according to one of the size designations set forth in Table I. Individual containers shall not...


(a) The following terms may be used, when specified in connection with the grade statement, in describing the color as an indication of the stage of ripeness of any lot of mature...


allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, the following tolerances, by count, are provided as specified: (a) U.S....


The contents of individual packages in the lot, based on sample inspection, are subject to the following limitations: (a) For packages which contain more than 5 pounds...


packages are marked to a net weight of 15 pounds (6.80 kg) or more, the net weight of the contents shall not be less than the designated net weight and shall not exceed the...


Similar varietal characteristics means that the tomatoes are alike as to firmness of flesh and shade of color (for example, soft-fleshed, early maturing varieties are not...


the tomato has reached the stage of development which will insure a proper completion of the ripening process, and that the contents of two or more seed cavities have developed...


[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: 7CFR51.1866] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1866 Soft. Soft means that the tomato 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: 7CFR51.1867] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1867 Clean. Clean means that the tomato is practically free from dirt or other foreign material. ...


means that the tomatoe shows normal growth. Tomatoes which are ridged and peaked at the stem end, contain dry tissue, and usually contain open spaces below the level of the...


[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: 7CFR51.1869] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1869 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the tomato is not more than moderately kidney-shaped, lop-sided, elongated, angular, or otherwise moderately 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: 7CFR51.1870] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1870 Fairly smooth. Fairly smooth means that the tomato is not conspicuously ridged or rough. ...


specific defect described in Sec. 51.1877, table II; 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: 7CFR51.1872] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1872 Reasonably well formed. Reasonably well formed means that the tomato is not decidedly kidney-shaped, lop-sided, elongated, angular, or otherwise decidedly 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: 7CFR51.1873] [Page 459] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Fresh Tomatoes \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1873 Slightly rough. Slightly rough means that the tomato is not decidedly ridged or grooved. ...


means any specific defect described in Sec. 51.1877, table II; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of...


that the tomato is decidedly kidney-shaped, lop- sided, elongated, angular or otherwise decidedly deformed: Provided, That the shape is not affected to an extent that the appearance...


serious damage means any specific defect described in Sec. 51.1877, Table II; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination...


Table II References to Area, Aggregate Area, Length or Aggregate Length are Based on a Tomato Having a Diameter of 2\1/2 ...


June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. General These standards apply only to...


mature and are at least turning (see Sec. 51.1904), but are not overripe or soft which are well developed, at least fairly well formed, fairly smooth, free from soft rot,...


mature and are at least turning (see Sec. 51.1904), but are not overripe or soft and not badly misshapen; which are free from soft rot, freezing injury and from serious...


any lot: Small Medium Under 3 oz................................ 3 to 6 oz., inc. ...


soft, may be classified for maturity as follows: (a) Turning, when at least some part of the surface of the tomato, but less than one-half of the surface in...


[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: 7CFR51.1905] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1905 Off-Grade tomatoes. Tomatoes which fail to meet the requirements of either of the foregoing grades shall be Off-Grade tomatoes. 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: 7CFR51.1906] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1906 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the tomatoes are alike as to color, i.e., bright red varieties shall not be mixed with varieties which have a purplish tinge. ...


[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: 7CFR51.1907] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1907 Mature. Mature means that the tomato has reached the stage of development which will insure a proper completion 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: 7CFR51.1908] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1908 Well developed. Well developed means that the tomato shows normal growth. Tomatoes which are ridged and peaked at the stem end, contain dry tissue and usually open spaces, are not considered well developed. ...


[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: 7CFR51.1909] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1909 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the tomato is not decidedly kidney- shaped, lopsided, elongated, angular, 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: 7CFR51.1910] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1910 Fairly smooth. Fairly smooth means that the tomato is not conspicuously ridged or rough. ...


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


[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: 7CFR51.1912] [Page 462] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Consumer Standards for Fresh Tomatoes Sec. 51.1912 Badly misshapen. Badly misshapen means that the tomato is so badly deformed that its appearance is seriously affected. [[Page 463]] ...


shipping, or keeping quality of the tomatoes. Any one of the following defects or any combination thereof, the seriousness of which exceeds the maximum allowed for any one...


\1\ Packing of 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...


(a) The grade of a lot of filberts shall be determined on the basis of a composite sample drawn from containers in various locations in the lot. However, any container or...


Similar type means that the filberts in each container are of the same general type and appearance. For example, nuts of the round type shall not be mixed with those of the long type...


[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: 7CFR51.1998] [Page 464] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1998 Dry. Dry means that the shell is free from surface moisture, and that the shells and kernels combined do not contain more than 10 percent moisture. ...


[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: 7CFR51.1999] [Page 464] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.1999 Well formed. Well formed means that the filbert shell is not materially misshapen. ...


Clean and bright means that the individual filbert and the lot as a whole are practically free from adhering dirt and other foreign material, and that the shells have...


[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: 7CFR51.2001] [Page 464] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2001 Blank. Blank means a filbert containing no kernel or a kernel filling less than one-fourth the capacity of the shell. ...


shell means a shell having any crack which is open and conspicuous for a distance of more than one-fourth the circumference of the shell, measured in the direction of...


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 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: 7CFR51.2004] [Page 464] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2004 Reasonably well developed. Reasonably well developed means that the kernel fills one-half or more of the capacity of the shell. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2005] [Page 464] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2005 Badly misshapen. Badly misshapen means that the kernel is so malformed that the appearance is materially affected. ...


that the kernel is noticeably rancid to the taste. An oily appearance of the flesh does not necessarily indicate a rancid...


[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: 7CFR51.2007] [Page 465] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Filberts in the Shell \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2007 Moldy. Moldy means that there is a visible growth of mold either on the outside or the inside of the kernel. ...


Insect injury means that the insect, frass or web is present inside the nut or the kernel shows definite evidence of insect feeding. Metric...


Millimeters Inches...


Grades ``U.S. No. 1'' consists of almonds in the shell which are of similar varietal characteristics and free from loose extraneous and...


[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: 7CFR51.2076] [Page 465] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2076 U.S. No. 1 Mixed. ``U.S. No. 1 Mixed'' consists of almonds in the shell which meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade, except that two or more varieties of sweet almonds are 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: 7CFR51.2077] [Page 465] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2077 U.S. No. 2. ``U.S. No. 2'' consists of almonds in the shell which meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade, except that an additional tolerance of 20 percent shall be allowed for almonds with shells damaged by discoloration. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2078] [Page 465] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2078 U.S. No. 2 Mixed. ``U.S. No. 2 Mixed'' consists of almonds in the shell which meet the requirements of U.S. No. 2 grade, except that two or more varieties of sweet almonds are mixed. Application of Tolerances ...


of almonds, based upon a composite sample drawn from containers throughout the lot. [[Page 466]] Determination...


shell, chaff and foreign material is determined on the basis of weight. Next, the percentages of nuts which are of dissimilar varieties, undersize or have adhering hulls...


in shape, and are reasonably uniform in degree of hardness of the shells, and that bitter almonds are not mixed with sweet almonds. For example, hard-shelled...


[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: 7CFR51.2082] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2082 Loose extraneous and foreign material. Loose extraneous and foreign material means loose hulls, empty broken shells, pieces of shells, external insect infestation and any substance other than almonds in the shell or almond kernels. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2083] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2083 Clean. Clean means that the shell is practically free from dirt and other adhering 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: 7CFR51.2084] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2084 Fairly bright. Fairly bright means that the shells show good characteristic 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: 7CFR51.2085] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2085 Fairly uniform color. Fairly uniform color means that the shells do not show excessive variation in color, whether bleached or natural. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2086] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2086 Well dried. Well dried means that the kernel is firm and brittle, not pliable or leathery. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2087] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2087 Decay. Decay means that part or all of the kernel has become decomposed. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2088] [Page 466] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2088 Rancidity. Rancidity means that the kernel is noticeably rancid to taste. ...


kernel, or the edible or shipping quality of the almond. Any one of the following defects or combination thereof, the seriousness of which exceeds the maximum allowed for...


for human consumption, and includes decay, rancidity, insect injury and damage by mold. The following defect shall be considered as serious damage: Shriveling when the...


[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: 7CFR51.2091] [Page 467] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Almonds in the Shell Sec. 51.2091 Thickness. Thickness means the greatest dimension between the two semi-flat surfaces of the shell measured at right angles to a plane extending between the seams of the shell. ...


Grades ``U.S. Fancy'' consists of shelled almonds of similar varietal characteristics which are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free...


are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, split or broken kernels, particles and dust,...


are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, split or broken kernels, particles and dust, and free...


which are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, split or broken kernels, particles...


characteristics which are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, split or broken...


characteristics which are clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, particles and dust, and free...


are clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, particles and dust, and free from damage caused by mold, gum, shriveling,...


type, which consists of a mixture of two or more dissimilar varieties which meet the other requirements of any of the grades of U.S. No. 1, U.S. Select Sheller Run, U.S....


ounce or in terms of minimum, or minimum and maximum diameter. When a range in count is specified, the whole kernels shall be fairly uniform in size, and the average...


counts above or below the range shall be allowed. (b) When the minimum, or minimum and maximum diameter are specified, a total tolerance of not more than 10 percent, by...


a composite sample shall be taken for determining the grade. However, any container or group of containers in which the almonds are found to be materially inferior to those in...


in shape and appearance. For example, long types shall not be mixed with short types, or broad types mixed with narrow types, and bitter almonds shall not be mixed with...


[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: 7CFR51.2117] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2117 Whole. Whole means that there is less than one-eighth of the kernel chipped off or missing, and that the general contour of the kernel is not materially affected by the missing part. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2118] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2118 Clean. Clean means that the kernel is practically free from dirt and other foreign substance. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2119] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2119 Well dried. Well dried means that the kernel is firm and brittle, and not pliable or leathery. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2120] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2120 Decay. Decay means that part or all of the kernel has become decomposed. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2121] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2121 Rancidity. Rancidity means that the kernel is noticeably rancid to the taste. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2122] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2122 Insect injury. Insect injury means that the insect, web, or frass is present or there is definite evidence of insect feeding. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2123] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2123 Foreign material. Foreign material means pieces of shell, hulls or other foreign matter which will not pass through a round opening \8/64\ of an inch (3.2 mm) in diameter. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2124] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2124 Doubles. Doubles means kernels that developed in shells containing two kernels. One side of a double kernel is flat or concave. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2125] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2125 Split or broken kernels. Split or broken kernels means seven-eighths or less of complete whole kernels but which will not pass through a round opening \8/64\ of an inch (3.2 mm) in diameter. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2126] [Page 470] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2126 Particles and dust. Particles and dust means fragments of almond kernels or other material which will pass through a round opening \8/64\ of an inch (3.2 mm) in diameter. [[Page 471]] ...


individual almond. The following shall be considered as injury: (a) Chipped and scratched kernels when the affected area on an individual kernel aggregates more than...


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


[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: 7CFR51.2129] [Page 471] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2129 Serious damage. Serious damage means any defect which makes a kernel or piece of kernel unsuitable for human consumption, and includes decay, rancidity, insect injury and damage by mold. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2130] [Page 471] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds Sec. 51.2130 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension of the kernel, or piece of kernel at right angles to the longitudinal axis. Diameter shall be determined by passing the kernel or piece of kernel through a round opening. ...


10 percent, by count, of the largest whole kernels shall not exceed 1.70 times the weight of 10 percent, by count, of the smallest...


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


Chart) to which reference is made in Sec. Sec. 51.2281 and 51.2282 illustrates the four shades of walnut skin color listed as color classifications. (a) Availability of...


walnut kernels which are well dried, clean, free from shell, foreign material, insect injury, decay, rancidity, and free from damage caused by shriveling, mold, discoloration...


portions of walnut kernels which meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade, except for increased tolerances. (See Sec. 51.2280.) (a) Color of walnuts in this grade shall be...


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


be claculated on the basis of weight. (b) In order to allow for variations, other than for color and size, incident to proper grading and handling, tolerances shall...


provided to describe the color of any lot: ``Extra Light'', ``Light'', ``Light Amber'' or ``Amber''. The portions of kernels in the lot shall not be darker than the...


be calculated on the basis of weight. (b) In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, tolerances shall be permitted for the respective...


but shall be applied to any lot which fails to meet the requirements of the ``Amber'' classification. ...


provided to describe the size of any lot: ``Halves'', ``Pieces and Halves'', ``Pieces'' or ``Small Pieces''. The size of portions of kernels in the lot shall conform to...


calculated on the basis of weight. (b) In order to allow for variations incident to proper sizing and handling, tolerances shall be permitted for the respective...


these standards are on a lot basis, and they shall be applied to a composite sample representative of the lot. However, any container or group of containers in which the walnuts...


[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: 7CFR51.2287] [Page 474] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2287 Well dried. Well dried means that the portion of kernel is firm and crisp, not pliable or leathery. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2288] [Page 474] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2288 Clean. Clean means that the appearance of the individual portion of kernel, or of the lot as a whole, is not materially affected by adhering dust, dirt or 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: 7CFR51.2289] [Page 474] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2289 Shell. Shell means the outer shell and/or the woody partition from between the halves of the kernel, and any fragments of either. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2290] [Page 474] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2290 Insect injury. Insect injury means that the insect, web, frass or other evidence of insects is present on the portion of kernel. ...


is noticeably rancid to the taste. Rancidity should not be confused with a slightly astringent flavor of the pellicle (skin) or with staleness (the state at which the flavor...


materially affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the individual portion of kernel, or of the lot as a whole. Any one of the following defects or...


than color, which seriously affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the individual portion of kernel or of the lot as a whole. Any one of the...


defect, other than color, which very seriously affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the individual portion of kernel or of the lot as a whole. Any one...


[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: 7CFR51.2295] [Page 475] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2295 Half kernel. Half kernel means the separated half of a kernel with not more than one-eighth broken off. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2296] [Page 475] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled English Walnuts (Juglans Regia) Sec. 51.2296 Three-fourths half kernel. Three-fourths half kernel means a portion of a half of a kernel which has more than one-eighth but not more than one-fourth broken off. ...


consists of kiwifruit which meet the following requirements: (1) Basic Requirements: (i) Similar varietal characteristics; (ii) Mature; (iii)...


by count, shall be permitted in any lot: (a) U.S. Fancy and U.S. No. 1. (1) For defects at shipping point.\2\ 8 percent for fruit which fail to meet...


subject to the following limitations: (a) Individual samples shall not have more than double a specified tolerance except that at least two defective specimens may...


or cartons and arranged according to approved and recognized methods. Containers shall be well filled; contents tightly packed but not be excessively or unnecessarily bruised...


shape, color of skin and flesh. Mature means the fruit has reached the stage of development which will ensure the proper completion of the ripening process. The...


Defects Injury Damage...


of the contents of the individual container. For fruit jumble- packed in volume filled containers, the sample shall consist of at least 50 fruit. When individual...


noted. (a) Compliance with the provisions of these standards shall not excuse failure to comply with provisions of applicable Federal or State laws. ...


``U.S. Fancy,'' ``U.S. Extra No. 1,'' ``U.S. No. 1,'' and ``U.S. Select'' consists of pistachio nuts in the shell which meet the following requirements: (a)...


consists of artificially opened pistachio nuts in the shell which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic Requirements: (1) Free from: (i)...


pistachio nuts in the shell which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Free from: (i) Foreign material; (ii)...


to proper grading and handling, the tolerances in Tables I, II, and III of this section are provided. ...


grades apply to the entire lot and shall be based on a composite sample drawn from containers throughout the lot. Any container or group of containers which have nuts...


specified in Table IV or a range in number of nuts per ounce, provided, the weight of 10 percent, by count, of the largest nuts in a sample does not exceed 1.50 times...


firm and crisp. (b) Very well dried means the kernel is firm and crisp and the average moisture content of the lot does not exceed 7.00 percent or is specified. (See...


moisture content of the lot is not a requirement of the grades, except when nuts are specified as ``very well dried.'' It may be carried out upon request in...


for metric conversion: [[Page 484]] ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Inches...


with the provisions of these standards shall not excuse failure to comply with provisions of applicable Federal or State laws. (b) These standards are applicable to...


which meet the following requirements: (1) Well dried, or very well dried when specified in connection with the grade. (2) Free from: (i) Foreign...


tolerances, by weight, in Table I are provided. Table 1--Tolerances ...


based on a composite sample representative of the lot. Any container or group of containers which have kernels obviously different in quality or size from those in the majority...


the grade in accordance with one of the following size classifications. (1) Jumbo Whole Kernels: 80 percent or more by weight shall be whole kernels and not more than...


the kernel is firm and crisp and the average moisture content of the lot does not exceed 7 percent or is specified (See Sec. 51.2561). (c) Foreign material means...


the grades, except when kernels are specified as ``very well dried.'' It may be carried out upon request in connection with grade analysis or as a...


Inches...


Packing of 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...


``U.S. Commercial'' consists of sweet cherries which meet the requirements for the U.S. No. 1 grade except for minimum diameter and except for increased tolerances. (a)...


order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, the following tolerances, by count, are provided as specified: (a)...


Individual samples shall have not more than double the tolerances specified, except that at least two defective and two off-size specimens may be permitted in any...


[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: 7CFR51.2650] [Page 487] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades for Sweet Cherries \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2650 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the cherries 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: 7CFR51.2651] [Page 487] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades for Sweet Cherries \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2651 Mature. Mature means that the cherries have reached the stage of growth which will insure the proper completion 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: 7CFR51.2652] [Page 487] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades for Sweet Cherries \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2652 Fairly well colored. Fairly well colored means that at least 95 percent of the surface of the cherry shows characteristic color for mature cherries of the variety. ...


means that the cherry has the normal shape characteristic of the variety, except that mature well developed doubles shall be considered well formed when each of the halves...


[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: 7CFR51.2654] [Page 487] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades for Sweet Cherries \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2654 Clean. Clean means that the cherries are practically free from dirt, dust, spray residue, or other foreign material. ...


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...


[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: 7CFR51.2656] [Page 487] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades for Sweet Cherries \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.2656 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension measured at right angles to a line from the stem to the blossom end of the cherry. [[Page 488]] ...


damage 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 limited to factors of shape, scarring, skin breaks, injury caused by...


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


Millimeters Inches...


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


similar varietal characteristics which are split or broken, but which are free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen...


varietal characteristics which may be split or broken, but which are free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen having...


be applied to a composite sample representative of the lot. However, any container or group of containers in which the peanuts are obviously of a quality materially...


[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: 7CFR51.2714] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2714 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the peanut kernels in the lot are not of distinctly different varieties. For example, Spanish type shall not be mixed with Runners. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2715] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2715 Whole. Whole means that the peanut kernel is not split or broken. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2716] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2716 Split. Split means the separated half of a peanut kernel. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2717] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2717 Broken. Broken means that more than one-fourth of the peanut kernel is broken off. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2718] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2718 Foreign material. Foreign material means pieces or loose particles of any substance other than peanut kernels or skins. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2719] [Page 489] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Runner Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2719 Unshelled. Unshelled means a peanut kernel with part or all of the hull (shell) attached. ...


one or more of the following: (a) Skin discoloration which is dark brown, dark gray, dark blue or black and covers more than one-fourth of the surface; (b)...


(a) Rancidity or decay; (b) Mold; (c) Insects, worm cuts, web or frass; (d) Freezing injury causing hard, translucent or discolored flesh; and (e)...


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


shelled Spanish type peanut kernels which are split or broken, but which are free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a...


shelled Spanish type peanut kernels which may be split or broken, but which are free from foreign material, damage, and minor defects, and which will not pass through a...


these standards are on a lot basis and shall be applied to a composite sample representative of the lot. However, any container or group of containers in which the peanuts...


[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: 7CFR51.2734] [Page 490] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2734 Spanish type. Spanish type means peanuts of varieties which belong to the Spanish classification group and which are free from kernels of Runner, Virginia, or other types. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2735] [Page 490] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2735 Whole. Whole means that the peanut kernel is not split or broken. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2736] [Page 490] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2736 Split. Split means the separated half of a peanut kernel. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2737] [Page 490] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2737 Broken. Broken means that more than one-fourth of the peanut kernel is broken off. [[Page 491]] ...


[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: 7CFR51.2738] [Page 491] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2738 Foreign material. Foreign material means pieces or loose particles of any substance other than peanut kernels or skins. ...


this section; or any other defect, or any combination of defects which materially detracts from the edible quality of the peanut. The following specific defects shall...


is not damaged but is affected by one or more of the following: (a) Skin discoloration which is dark brown, dark gray, dark blue or black and covers 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: 7CFR51.2741] [Page 491] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Spanish Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2741 Unshelled. Unshelled means a peanut kernel with part or all of the hull (shell) attached. ...


noted. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. Grades ...


of similar varietal characteristics which are whole and free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen having \18/64\ x 1...


similar varietal characteristics which are whole and free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen having \15/64\ x 1...


similar varietal characteristics which are free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen having \20/64\ inch round openings....


similar varietal characteristics which may be split or broken, but which are free from foreign material, damage and minor defects, and which will not pass through a screen...


be applied to a composite sample representative of the lot. However, any container or group of containers in which the peanuts are obviously of a quality materially...


[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: 7CFR51.2756] [Page 492] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2756 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the peanut kernels in the lot are not of distinctly different varieties. For example, Spanish type shall not be mixed with Virginia type. [[Page 493]] ...


[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: 7CFR51.2757] [Page 493] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2757 Whole. Whole means that the peanut kernel is not split or broken. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2758] [Page 493] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2758 Split. Split means the separated half of a peanut kernel. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2759] [Page 493] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2759 Broken. Broken means that more than one-fourth of the peanut kernel is broken off. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2760] [Page 493] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2760 Foreign material. Foreign material means pieces or loose particles of any substance other than peanut kernels or skins. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2761] [Page 493] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Shelled Virginia Type Peanuts Sec. 51.2761 Unshelled. Unshelled means a peanut kernel with part or all of the hull (shell) attached. ...


one or more of the following: (a) Skin discoloration which is dark brown, dark gray, dark blue or black and covers more than one-fourth of the surface; (b)...


(a) Rancidity or decay; (b) Mold; (c) Insects, worm cuts, web or frass; (d) Freezing injury causing hard, translucent or discolored flesh; and, (e)...


8, 1995, unless otherwise noted. Grades U.S. No. 1 consists of onions which meet the following requirements: (a)...


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


of onions which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Similar varietal characteristics; (2) Mature; (3) Not soft or...


of onions which meet all the requirements for the U.S. No. 1 grade except for size. (See Sec. 51.2830.) Size: The diameter of onions of this grade shall be not...


consists of onions which meet all the requirements for the U.S. No. 1 grade except for size. (See Sec. 51.2830.) Size: The maximum diameter of onions of this grade shall...


onions which meet the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) One type; (2) Mature; and, (3) Not soft or spongy. (b)...


may be specified in accordance with one of the...


incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades the following tolerances, by weight, are provided as specified: (a) For defects: ...


Individual samples shall consist of at least 20 pounds for onions packed to meet larger than 2\1/4\ inches maximum diameter. When individual packages contain 20 pounds or...


are subject to the following limitations: (a) Samples which contain more than 20 pounds shall have not more than one and one half times a specified tolerance of 10...


as meeting Export Packing Requirements shall be packed in containers having a net capacity of 25 kilograms (approximately 56 pounds). ...


onions which are not customarily held in storage shall be considered mature when harvested in accordance with good commercial practice at a stage which will not result in...


percent of the onions in any lot show no evidence of growth as indicated by distinct elongation of the growing point or distinct yellow or green color in the tip of the...


[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: 7CFR51.2843] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2843 Fairly firm. Fairly firm means that the onion may yield slightly to moderate pressure but is not appreciably soft or spongy. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2844] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2844 Fairly well shaped. Fairly well shaped means having the shape characteristic of the variety, but onions may be slightly off-type or slightly misshapen. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2845] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2845 Wet sunscald. Wet sunscald means sunscald which is soft, mushy, sticky or wet. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2846] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2846 Doubles. Doubles means onions which have developed more than one distinct bulb joined only at 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: 7CFR51.2847] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2847 Bottlenecks. Bottlenecks are onions which have abnormally thick necks with only fairly well developed bulbs. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2848] [Page 496] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2848 Scallions. Scallions are onions which have thick necks and relatively small and poorly developed bulbs. ...


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


[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: 7CFR51.2850] [Page 497] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2850 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension measured at right angles to a straight line running from the stem to the root. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2851] [Page 497] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2851 Badly misshapen. Badly misshapen means that the onion is so misshapen that its appearance is seriously affected. ...


specific defect described in this section; or any 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: 7CFR51.2853] [Page 497] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole Types) Sec. 51.2853 One type. One type means that the onions are within the same general color category. Metric Conversion Table ...


Millimeters Inches...


Grades ``U.S. No. 1'' shall consist of apricots of one variety which are mature but not soft, overripe, or shriveled and which are well formed, free...


overripe or shriveled and which are free from decay, cuts, skin breaks, and worm holes and free from serious damage caused by limbrubs, growth cracks, dirt, scale, hail,...


be plainly labeled, stenciled, or otherwise marked on the package. (a) Numerical count. When the numerical count is used the fruit in any sample shall not vary more...


are provided as specified: (a) Defects--(1) U.S. No. 1 grade. Not more than 10 percent, by count, of any lot may be below the requirements of this grade...


the averages for the entire lot are within the tolerances specified for the grade. (a) For a tolerance of 10 percent or more; individual samples in any lot...


[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: 7CFR51.2930] [Page 499] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apricots Sec. 51.2930 Mature. Mature means having reached the stage of development which will insure a proper completion 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: 7CFR51.2931] [Page 499] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apricots Sec. 51.2931 Well-formed. Well-formed means having the shape characteristic of the variety. ...


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


variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or a combination of defects, which seriously detracts 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: 7CFR51.2934] [Page 500] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Apricots Sec. 51.2934 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest diameter, measured through the center of the apricot, at right angles to a line running from the stem to the blossom end. ...


42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. General The standards contained in...


51.2948, 51.2949, 51.2950, 51.2954, and 51.2963 illustrates four shades of color used to describe skin color of walnut kernels. (a) Availability of color chart. The...


first should be graded for size and then examined for external defects. The same nuts then should be cracked and examined for internal defects. The nuts must meet...


and free from splits, injury by discoloration, and free from damage caused by broken shells, perforated shells, adhering hulls or other means. The kernels are well dried,...


and free from splits, and free from damage caused by broken shells, perforated shells, adhering hulls, discoloration or other means. The kernels are well dried, free from...


from splits, and free from damage caused by broken shells, and free from serious damage caused by discoloration, perforated shells, adhering hulls or other means. The kernels are...


accordance with 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...


following classifications: (a) Mammoth size. Mammoth size means walnuts of which not over 12 percent, by count, pass through a round opening \96/64\ inches...


specified in accordance with the facts as follows: (a) If the lot is of one named variety, that variety name may be specified, Provided, That not over 10 percent, by count,...


handling, [[Page 502]] the following tolerances shall be permitted for nuts which fail to meet the requirements of the respective grades as indicated. Terms...


shall be applied to a composite sample representative of the lot. However, any identifiable container or group of containers in which the walnuts are obviously of a...


walnuts are practically free from adhering dirt or other foreign matter, and that individual walnuts are not damaged by such means. A slightly chalky deposit on the shell...


[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: 7CFR51.2957] [Page 502] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2957 Bright. Bright means a fairly light, attractive appearance. A slight chalky deposit on the shell shall not be considered as affecting brightness. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2958] [Page 502] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2958 Splits. Splits means walnuts with the seam opened completely around the nut so that the two halves of the shell are held together only by the kernel. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2959] [Page 502] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2959 Injury by discoloration. Injury by discoloration means that the color of the affected portion of the shell objectionably contrasts with the color of the rest of the shell of the individual nut. ...


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


[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: 7CFR51.2961] [Page 503] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2961 Well dried. Well dried means that the kernel is firm and crisp, not pliable or leathery. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2962] [Page 503] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2962 Decay. Decay means that any portion of the kernel is decomposed. ...


[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: 7CFR51.2963] [Page 503] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Walnuts in the Shell Sec. 51.2963 Dark discoloration. Dark discoloration means that the color of the skin of the kernel is darker than ``amber''. (See color chart.) ...


rancid flavor. Rancidity should not be confused with a slightly astringent flavor of the pellicle (skin) or with staleness, the stage at which the flavor is flat but...


not seriously damaged by adhering dirt or other foreign matter, and that individual walnuts are not coated or caked with dirt or foreign matter. Both the amount of surface...


equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects which seriously detracts from the appearance or the edible or...


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


Provided, That at least 60 percent, by count, of the avocados in each container meet the requirements of the U.S. No. 1 grade. (a) Tolerances. In order to allow...


but not overripe, fairly well formed, clean, fairly well colored, well trimmed and which are free from decay and freezing injury and are free from serious damage caused by...


but not overripe, which are not badly misshapen, and which are free from decay and are free from serious damage caused by anthracnose and are free from very serious...


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...


pack shall be at least fairly tight. The weight of the smallest fruit in any container shall be not less than 75 percent of the weight of the largest fruit in the container. Size...


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


[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: 7CFR51.3057] [Page 505] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3057 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the avocados in any container are similar in shape, texture, and color of skin and flesh. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3058] [Page 505] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3058 Mature. Mature means that the avocado has reached a stage of growth which will insure a proper completion 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: 7CFR51.3059] [Page 505] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3059 Overripe. Overripe means that the avocado is dead ripe with flesh soft or discolored and past commercial use. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3060] [Page 505] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3060 Well formed. Well formed means that the avocado has the normal shape characteristic of the variety. [[Page 506]] ...


[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: 7CFR51.3061] [Page 506] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3061 Clean. Clean means that the avocado is practically free from dirt, staining or 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: 7CFR51.3062] [Page 506] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3062 Well colored. Well colored means that the avocado has the color 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: 7CFR51.3063] [Page 506] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3063 Well trimmed. Well trimmed means that the stem, when present, is cut off fairly smoothly at a point not more than one-fourth inch beyond the shoulder of the avocado. ...


of the individual fruit, or the general appearance of the avocados in the container. Any one of the following defects, or any combination of defects the seriousness of...


[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: 7CFR51.3065] [Page 506] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3065 Fairly well formed. Fairly well formed means that the avocado may be slightly abnormal in shape but not to the extent that the appearance is seriously affected. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3066] [Page 506] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3066 Fairly well colored. Fairly well colored means that the avocado shows a shade of color which is fairly characteristic of the variety. ...


edible or shipping quality of the individual fruit, or the general appearance of the avocados in the container. Any one of the following defects, 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: 7CFR51.3068] [Page 507] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Florida Avocados Sec. 51.3068 Badly misshapen. Badly misshapen means that the avocado is so badly curved, constricted, pointed or otherwise deformed that the appearance is very seriously affected. ...


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


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...


``U.S. Extra No. 1'' consists of nectarines of one variety which are mature but not soft or overripe, which are well formed, clean, and free from decay, broken skins which...


1'' consists of nectarines of one variety which are mature but not soft or overripe, which are well formed, clean, and free from decay, broken skins which are not healed, worms,...


2'' consists of nectarines of one variety which are mature but not soft or overripe, which are not badly misshapen, which are clean and free from decay, broken skins which are...


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


to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, the following tolerances, by count, are provided as specified: (a)...


The contents of individual packages in the lot, based on sample inspection, are subject to the following limitations: (a) A package may contain not more than double...


(a) Nectarines shall be fairly uniform in size and shall be packed in boxes, lugs, crates, cartons, or baskets and arranged according to the approved and recognized methods. All...


[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: 7CFR51.3153] [Page 510] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Nectarines \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.3153 Mature. Mature means that the nectarine has reached the stage of growth which will insure a proper completion of the ripening process. ...


means that the nectarine has the shape characteristic of the variety and that bumps or other roughness do not materially detract from...


[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: 7CFR51.3155] [Page 510] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Nectarines \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.3155 Clean. Clean means that the fruit is practically free from dirt and other foreign material. ...


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


any specific defect defined in this section; 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: 7CFR51.3158] [Page 512] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Nectarines \1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sec. 51.3158 Badly misshapen. Badly misshapen means that the nectarine is so decidedly deformed that its appearance is seriously affected. ...


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


Millimeters Inches...


otherwise noted. Grades U.S. No. 1 consists of onions which meet the following requirements: (a)...


a combination of U.S. No. 1 and U.S. No. 2 onions: Provided, That at least 50 percent, by weight, of the onions in each lot meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade. (See Sec....


the following requirements: (a) Basic requirements: (1) Similar varietal characteristics; and, (2) Not soft or spongy. (b) Free from: (1) Decay; ...


connection with the grade in terms of minimum diameter, range in diameter, minimum diameter with a percentage of a certain size or larger, or in accordance with one of the...


to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades the following tolerances, by weight, are provided as specified: (a) For defects: (1) U.S. No. 1...


shall consist of at least 20 pounds for onions packed to meet larger than 2\1/4\ inches maximum diameter. When individual packages contain 20 pounds or more and the...


subject to the following limitations: (a) Samples which contain more than 20 pounds shall have not more than one and one half times a specified tolerance of 10 percent 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: 7CFR51.3202] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3202 Similar varietal characteristics. Similar varietal characteristics means that the onions in any container are similar in color, shape 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: 7CFR51.3203] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3203 Mature. Mature means that the onion is fairly well cured, and at least fairly firm. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3204] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3204 Fairly firm. Fairly firm means that the onion may yield slightly to moderate pressure but is not appreciably soft or spongy. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3205] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3205 Fairly well shaped. Fairly well shaped means that the onion shows the characteristic shape, not appreciably three-, four- or five-sided, thick necked or badly pinched. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3206] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3206 Wet sunscald. Wet sunscald means any sunscald which is soft, mushy, sticky or wet. ...


[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: 7CFR51.3207] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3207 Doubles. Doubles means onions which have developed more than one distinct bulb joined only at 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: 7CFR51.3208] [Page 515] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3208 Bottlenecks. Bottlenecks means onions which have abnormally thick necks with only fairly well developed bulbs. ...


in this section, means any defect which materially affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the onions. Any one of the following defects, or combination...


defined in this section, means [[Page 516]] any defect which seriously affects the appearance, or the edible or shipping quality of the onions....


[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: 7CFR51.3211] [Page 516] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions Sec. 51.3211 Diameter. Diameter means the greatest dimension of the onion at right angles to a line running from the stem to the root. Metric Conversion Table ...


Millimeters Inches...


51.3410 Grades. \1\ Compliance with the provisions of these standards shall not excuse failure to comply with provisions of applicable Federal or...


Usable piece. ``Usable Piece'' means that portion of the potato remaining after trimming, or as it occurs in the sample: (a) Not have any...


Unusable material. ``Unusable Material'' consists of defective portions of potatoes, and potatoes which are frozen, affected by freezing injury, soft rot,...


Size. (a) The minimum size, maximum size or range in size may be specified in connection with the grade in terms of diameter or weight. (b) Diameter...


Application of standards. In the application of these standards to determine the percentages of potatoes in any lot which meet the requirements of the...


51.3415 Definitions. Similar varietal characteristics means that the potatoes in any lot have the same general shape, color, and character of skin and color...


Classification of defects. External Defects ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


51.3417 Optional test for specific gravity. Tests to determine specific gravity shall be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in this section. ...


Optional test for fry color. Fry color may be determined in accordance with contract specifications by using the Munsell Color Standards for Frozen...


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


honey dew or honey ball type melons which [[Page 522]] meet the requirements of U.S. No. 1 grade except for the increased tolerances for defects. (See...


or honey ball type melons which are mature, firm, fairly well formed, free from decay and free from serious damage by any cause. (See Sec. 51.3744.) ...


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


to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, the following tolerances, by count, are provided as specified: (a) U.S. No. 1. 10 percent for melons...


packages in the lot, based on sample inspection, are subject to the following limitations: (a) For a tolerance of 10 percent or more, individual packages shall have...


[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: 7CFR51.3746] [Page 522] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Honey Dew and Honey Ball Type Melons Sec. 51.3746 Mature. Mature means that the melon has reached the stage of maturity which will insure the proper completion of the normal 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: 7CFR51.3747] [Page 522] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Honey Dew and Honey Ball Type Melons Sec. 51.3747 Well formed. Well formed means that the melon has the normal shape characteristic of the variety. ...


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


[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: 7CFR51.3749] [Page 523] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 51--FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER Subpart--United States Standards for Grades of Honey Dew and Honey Ball Type Melons Sec. 51.3749 Serious damage. Serious damage means any defect or any combination of defects which seriously detracts from the appearance, or the edible or marketing quality of the melon. ...


Source: 22 FR 3535, May 22, 1957, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977 and at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. (a)...


Words in the regulations in this part in the singular form shall be deemed to import the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. For the purposes of the regulations...


certificates, memoranda, marks, other identifications, and devices for purposes of the Agricultural Marketing Act. Subsection 203(h) of the Agricultural...


offered. Inspection service may be furnished wherever any inspector or licensed sampler is available and the facilities and conditions are satisfactory for the...


An application for inspection service may be made by any interested party, including, but not limited to, the United States and any instrumentality or...


An application for inspection service may be made to the office of inspection or to any inspector, at or nearest the place where the service is desired. An...


connection with application. (a) Application for inspection service shall be made in the English language and may be made orally (in person or by telephone), in...


[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: 7CFR52.8] [Page 530] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 52--PROCESSED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, PROCESSED PRODUCTS THEREOF, AND CERTAIN OTHER PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS \1\--Table of Contents Subpart--Regulations Governing Inspection and Certification Sec. 52.8 Filing of application. An application for inspection service shall be regarded as filed only when made in accordance with the regulations in this part. ...


A record showing the date when each application for inspection or for an appeal inspection is received shall be maintained. [51 FR 20439, June...


be rejected. An application for inspection service may be rejected by the Administrator (a) for non-compliance by the applicant with the regulations in this part, (b)...


be withdrawn. An application for inspection service may be withdrawn by the applicant at any time before the inspection is performed: Provided, That, the applicant...


Any sample of a processed product that has been used for inspection may be returned to the applicant, at his request and expense; otherwise it shall...


grade or compliance determination. (a) Inspection service shall be performed on the basis of the appropriate United States standards for grades of processed...


Inspection service shall be performed, insofar as practicable, in the order in which applications therefor are made except that precedence may be given to any...


If the inspector determines that it is not possible to accurately ascertain the quality or condition of a processed product immediately after processing...


[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: 7CFR52.16] [Page 531] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 52--PROCESSED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, PROCESSED PRODUCTS THEREOF, AND CERTAIN OTHER PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS \1\--Table of Contents Subpart--Regulations Governing Inspection and Certification Sec. 52.16 Financial interest of inspector. No inspector shall inspect any processed product in which he is directly or indirectly financially interested. ...


Inspection certificates, certificates of sampling or loading, and other memoranda concerning inspection service shall be issued on forms approved by...


(a) The person signing and issuing the certificate shall be one of the following: (1) The inspector who performed the inspection. (2) Another...


A corrected inspection certificate may be issued by the inspector who issued the original certificate after distribution of a certificate if errors, such...


in lieu of an inspection certificate. A letter report in lieu of an inspection certificate may be issued by an inspector when such action appears to be more...


The original of any inspection certificate, issued under the regulations in this part, and not to exceed four copies thereof, if requested prior...


prior to issuance of formal report. Upon request of any interested party, the results of an inspection may be telegraphed or telephoned to him, or to any other...


be requested. An application for an appeal inspection may be made by any interested party who is dissatisfied with the results of an inspection as stated in...


an appeal inspection and information required. (a) Application for an appeal inspection may be filed with: (1) The supervisor in the office that issued the...


an appeal inspection may be withdrawn. An application for appeal inspection may be withdrawn by the applicant at any time before the appeal inspection is...


be refused. An application for an appeal inspection may be refused if: (a) The reasons for the appeal inspection are frivolous or not substantial; (b)...


inspection. An appeal inspection shall be performed by an inspector or inspectors (other than the one from whose inspection the appeal is requested) authorized for...


After an appeal inspection has been completed, the lot(s) cannot be further appealed unless authorized by the Administrator. An appeal inspection...


Any person deemed to have the necessary qualifications may be licensed as a licensed sampler to draw samples for the purpose of inspection under the...


licensed sampler. Application to become a licensed sampler shall be made to the Administrator on forms furnished for that purpose. Each such application shall be...


Inspections will ordinarily be performed by employees under the Administrator who are employed as Federal Government employees for that purpose. However, any person employed...


license of licensed sampler or licensed inspector. Pending final action by the Secretary, the Administrator may, whenever he deems such action necessary, suspend...


Upon termination of his services as a licensed sampler or licensed inspector, or suspension or revocation of his license, such licensee shall surrender his...


inspectors or licensed samplers. An inspector or a licensed sampler shall select samples, upon request, from designated lots of processed products which are so...


Each applicant shall cause the processed products for which inspection is requested to be made accessible for proper sampling. Failure to make any lot accessible...


are to be identified. Officially drawn samples shall be marked by the inspector or licensed sampler so such samples can be properly identified...


to be identified and shipped. Unless otherwise directed by the Administrator, samples which are to be shipped to any office of inspection shall be forwarded to the...


procedures for determining lot compliance. (a) Except as otherwise provided for in this section in connection with in-plant inspection and unless otherwise approved by...


terms applicable to statistical sampling. (a) Terms applicable to both on-line inspection and lot inspection. (1) Acceptable Quality Level (AQL). The maximum percent...


procedures for on-line inspection by attributes of processed fruits and vegetables. (a) General. The Cumulative Sum Sampling Plan, hereinafter referred to...


procedures for lot inspection of processed fruits and vegetables by attributes. (a) General. Single sampling plans shall be used as the lot sampling plan...


sampling. Each inspector and each licensed sampler shall prepare and sign a certificate of sampling to cover the samples drawn by the respective person, except...


lots sampled. Each lot from which officially drawn samples are selected shall be marked in such manner as may be prescribed by the Administrator, if such lots do...


Fees and charges for any inspection service shall be paid by the interested party making the application for such service, in accordance with the...


Unless otherwise provided in a written agreement between the applicant and the Administrator, the fee for any inspection service performed under the regulations in this...


collected for sampling when performed by a licensed sampler. Such sampling fees as are specifically prescribed by the Administrator in connection with licensing of...


for sampling have been collected. For any lot of processed products from which a sample in drawn by a licensed sampler and the applicable sampling fee is collected,...


for sampling have not been collected. For any lot of processed products from which a sample is drawn by a licensed sampler and the sampling fee is not collected by...


The fee to be charged for an appeal inspection shall be at the rates prescribed in this part for other inspection services: Provided, That, if the result of...


If an applicant cancels a new year-round contract before a full year has elapsed, the applicant shall be charged the difference between the year-round rate and...


and inspection. (a) The fees to be charged for a plant survey and inspection shall be at the rates prescribed in Sec. Sec. 52.42 and 52.51. (b) Fees charged for...


inspection documents and/or inspection data. If the applicant for inspection service requests additional copies of inspection documents and/or inspection data referable to...


Charges may be made to cover the cost of travel time incurred in connection with the performance of any inspection service, including appeal inspections, at the...


on a contract basis. (a) Irrespective of fees and charges prescribed in foregoing sections, or in this section, the Administrator may enter into...


(a) General. Use of the approved identification marks described and illustrated in Figures 1 through 10 of this section is restricted to processed...




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