7 CFR 996.30 - Incoming quality standards.

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§ 996.30 Incoming quality standards.

(a) All farmers stock peanuts received or acquired by a handler shall be officially inspected by the Inspection Service, and certified as to segregation, moisture content, and foreign material.

(b)Moisture. Domestic and imported peanuts shall be dried to 18 percent or less prior to inspection and to 10.49 percent or less prior to storing or milling: Provided, That Virginia-type peanuts used for seed shall be dried to 18 percent or less prior to inspection and to 11.49 percent or less prior to storing or milling.

[ 67 FR 57140, Sept. 9, 2002, as amended at 68 FR 1157, Jan. 9, 2003; 70 FR 44046, Aug. 1, 2005; 81 FR 50288, Aug. 1, 2016]

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U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 996 after this date.

  • 2016-08-01; vol. 81 # 147 - Monday, August 1, 2016
    1. 81 FR 50283 - Minimum Quality and Handling Standards for Domestic and Imported Peanuts Marketed in the United States; Change to the Quality and Handling Requirements
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
      Final rule.
      Effective August 31, 2016.
      7 CFR Part 996