7 CFR 996.13 - Peanuts.

§ 996.13 Peanuts.
Link to an amendment published at 82 FR 48758, Oct. 20, 2017.

Peanuts means the seeds of the legume Arachis hypogaea and includes both inshell and shelled peanuts produced in the United States or imported from foreign countries and intended for further processing prior to consumption by humans or animals, other than those intended for wildlife or those in green form for consumption as boiled peanuts.

(a)Farmers Stock. “Farmers stock peanuts” means picked and threshed peanuts which have not been shelled, crushed, cleaned or otherwise changed (except for removal of foreign material, loose shelled kernels, and excess moisture) from the form in which customarily marketed by producers.

(b)Segregation 1. “Segregation l peanuts” means farmers stock peanuts with not more than 2.49 percent damaged kernels nor more than l.00 percent concealed damage caused by rancidity, mold, or decay and which are free from visible Aspergillus flavus.

(c)Segregation 2. “Segregation 2 peanuts” means farmers stock peanuts with more than 2.49 percent damaged kernels or more than l.00 percent concealed damage caused by rancidity, mold, or decay and which are free from visible Aspergillus flavus.

(d)Segregation 3. “Segregation 3 peanuts” means farmers stock peanuts with visible Aspergillus flavus.

[ 67 FR 57140, Sept. 9, 2002, as amended at 81 FR 50288, Aug. 1, 2016]

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