7 CFR 51.3050 - U.S. No. 1.

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§ 51.3050 U.S. No. 1.

“U.S. No. 1” consists of avocados of similar varietal characteristics which are mature but not overripe, well formed, clean, well colored, well trimmed and which are free from decay, anthracnose, and freezing injury and are free from damage caused by bruises, cuts or other skin breaks, pulled stems, russeting or similar discoloration, scars or scab, sunburn, sunscald or sprayburn, cercospora spot, other disease, insects, or mechanical or other means.

(a)Tolerances. In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, not more than a total of 10 percent, by count, of the avocados in any lot may fail to meet the requirements of this grade: Provided, That not more than one-half of this amount, or 5 percent, shall be allowed for avocados affected by decay or anthracnose, including therein not more than 1 percent for avocados affected by decay. (See §§ 51.3055 and 51.3056.)

Title 7 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 51 after this date.

  • 2017-02-17; vol. 82 # 32 - Friday, February 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 10959 - Revisions to Inspection Application Requirements
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
      Extension of comment period.
      Comments received by March 23, 2017, for the interim rule published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2016 (81 FR 93571), will be considered prior to issuance of a final rule.
      7 CFR Parts 51 and 52