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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2111

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.2111

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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2111

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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 51 → §51.2111


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 51—FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND OTHER PRODUCTS (INSPECTION, CERTIFICATION, AND STANDARDS)
Subpart—United States Standards for Grades of Shelled Almonds


§51.2111   U.S. No. 1 Pieces.

“U.S. No. 1 Pieces” consists of shelled almonds which are not bitter, which 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, brown spot or other means.

(a) Unless otherwise specified, the minimum diameter shall be not less than 864 of an inch (3.2 mm). (See §§51.2113 and 51.2114.)

(b) In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, the following tolerances, by weight, shall be permitted:

(1) For bitter almonds mixed with sweet almonds. 1 percent;

(2) For foreign material. Two-tenths of 1 percent (0.20 percent). No part of this percentage shall be allowed for glass and metal;

(3) For particles and dust. 1 percent; and

(4) For other defects. 5 percent, including not more than three-fifths of this amount, or 3 percent, for serious damage.


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