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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2339

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.2339

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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2339

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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 51 → §51.2339


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


§51.2339   Definitions.

Similar varietal characteristics means the fruit in any lot and container are similar in 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 minimum average soluble solids, unless otherwise specified, shall be not less than 6.5 percent.

Clean means the fruit is practically free from dirt, dust, or other foreign material.

Fairly clean means the fruit is reasonably free from dirt, dust, or other foreign material.

Well formed means the fruit has the shape characteristic of the variety and slight bumps or other roughness are permitted providing they do not detract from the appearance.

Fairly well formed means the fruit has the shape characteristic of the variety but slight bumps or other roughness are permitted providing they do not materially detract from appearance.

Badly misshapen means the fruit is so decidely deformed that its appearance is seriously affected.

Carefully packed means the fruit shows no evidence of rough handling.

Injury means any defect described in §51.2340, or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects, any other defect, or any combination of defects, which more than slightly detracts from the appearance, or the edible or marketing quality.

Damage means any defect described in §51.2340 or an equally objectionable 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 marketing quality.

Serious damage means any defect described in §51.2340 or 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 marketing quality.

Permanent defects means those which are not subject to change during shipment or storage, for example, shape, scars, or growth cracks.

Condition defects means those defects which are subject to change during shipment or storage, for example, decay, soft, shriveling, discoloration, or bruises.

[47 FR 34513, Aug. 10, 1982, as amended at 50 FR 40186, Oct. 2, 1985; 51 FR 36682, Oct. 15, 1986; 51 FR 4293, Feb. 4, 1986]


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