Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0310 - Official Grades

The following grades are established for filberts (hazelnuts) in Oregon:

(1) Oregon Fancy, which consists of whole filbert kernels meeting the following requirements:
(a) Similar type, well dried and clean;
(b) Free from foreign material, mold, rancidity, decay and insect injury;
(c) Free from damage caused by chafing or scraping, shriveling, deformity, internal flesh discoloration, or other means;
(d) Free from serious damage caused by serious shriveling, broken kernels or other means; and
(e) The size meets, and is declared as, those specified in connection with the grade, in accordance with one of the size classifications in Tables 3 or 4.
(2) Oregon No. 1, which consists of whole filbert kernels meeting the following requirements:
(a) Well dried and clean;
(b) Free from foreign material, mold, rancidity, decay and insect injury;
(c) Free from damage caused by chafing or scraping, shriveling, deformity, internal flesh discoloration or other means;
(d) Free from serious damage caused by serious shriveling, broken kernels or other means; and
(e) The size meets, and is declared as, those specified in connection with the grade, in accordance with one of the size classifications in Tables 3 or 4, or is declared in terms of minimum diameter or minimum and maximum diameters.
(3) Oregon No. 1 Whole and Broken, which consists of whole filbert kernels or portions of filbert kernels meeting the following requirements:
(a) Well dried and clean;
(b) Free from foreign material, mold, rancidity, decay or insect injury;
(c) Free from serious damage caused by serious shriveling, or other means; and
(d) Does not have to meet any size requirement.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0310
AD 682, f. 9-8-61; Renumbered from 603-051-0388; AD 1038(28-74), f. 8-20-74, ef. 9-11-74; AD 1101(22-76), f. & ef. 7-20-76; AD 16-1979, f. & ef. 1-2-80; AD 5-1981, f. & ef. 5-13-81

The Tables referenced in this rule are not printed in the OAR Compilation. Copies are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 632

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

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