As used in OAR 603-051-0366 through 603-051-0395, unless
otherwise required by the context, the following terms will be construed,
respectively, to mean:
bubble" means the small visible pockets of air in suspension that may be
numerous in the honey and contribute to the lack of clarity in filtered
(2) "Bees" means
honey-producing insects of the genus Apis and includes the adults, eggs,
larvae, pupae or other immature stages thereof.
(3) "Comb" means the wax like cellular
structure that bees use for retaining their brood or as storage for pollen and
(4) "Crystallize" means the
spontaneous solidification of the natural glucose content from solution as the
(5) "Floral source"
means the flower from which the bees gather nectar to make honey.
(6) "Food" has the definition provided in ORS
(7) "Food additive" has the definition
provided in ORS 616.205(9).
(8) "Granulate" means the initial formation
of crystals in honey.
means the natural sweet substance produced by bees resulting from the harvest
of plant nectar or plant secretions that has been collected and transformed by
the deposition, dehydration, and storage in comb to ripen and mature.
(10) "Pollen grain" means the
granular, dust-like microspores that bees gather from flowers. Pollen grains in
suspension contribute to the lack of clarity in filtered