Agricultural Marketing Service July 25, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

United States Standards for Grades of Mangos
Document Number: E7-14339
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-25
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is revising the voluntary United States Standards for Grades of Mangos. Specifically, AMS is revising the standards to allow for longer, up to an inch, attached stem lengths. The revisions would bring the standards for mangos in line with current marketing practices, thereby improving their usefulness in serving the industry.
United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups
Document Number: E7-14337
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-25
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is soliciting comments on its proposal to revise the voluntary United States Standards for Grades of Cantaloups. AMS is proposing revisions to the ``Application of Tolerances'' section in the cantaloup standards. Additionally, AMS is removing the ``Unclassified'' category from the standards. The proposed revisions will update the cantaloup grade standards and better reflect current marketing practices.