Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0560 - Official Standards

The following standards hereby are adopted as the standards of the State of Oregon for winter pears:

(1) The United States Standards For Winter Pears, adopted by the United States Department of Agriculture effective September 10, 1955, and in effect on January 1, 1963. Such federal standards are contained in Title 7, Chapter 1, Part 51 of the Code of Federal Regulations in Sections 51.1300 to 51.1323, a copy of which is filed herewith and by this reference made a part hereof.
(2) Oregon Extra Fancy. This grade consists of winter pears which meet all the requirements of U.S. Extra No. 1 grade (7 CFR Sec. 51.1301).
(3) Oregon Fancy. This grade consists of winter pears which meet all requirements of U.S. No. 2 grade (7 CFR Sec. 51.1304).
(4) Oregon Commercial. This grade consists of winter pears which meet all the requirements of U.S. Combination grade (7 CFR Sec. 1303), except that broken skins and skin punctures not to exceed three-sixteenths of an inch in diameter shall not be considered a defect for this grade.
(5) Oregon Unclassified. This grade consists of winter pears of one variety which are hand picked, mature, clean, sound, free from codling moth injury, and scale; hard end, if the pear shows a distinctly constricted protrusion at the blossom end; except that scab spots affecting an aggregate area of not more than one inch width no one spot of more than 3/4 of an inch in diameter shall be permitted. The pear shall peel one good half, shall be free from punctures and broken skin, except those meeting the requirements of Oregon Extra Fancy and Oregon Fancy grades may have punctures or custs not to exceed 1/4 of an inch in diameter. U.S. Standards Sections 51.1306 to 51.1323, (7 CFR) are applicable to this grade.


Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0560
AD 751, f. 7-2-63

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Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190 & ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

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