Agricultural Marketing Service August 4, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Almonds Grown in California; Order Amending Marketing Order No. 981
Document Number: E8-17827
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-04
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule amends the marketing order for almonds grown in California. The amendments were proposed by the Almond Board of California (Board), which is responsible for local administration of the order. The amendments will authorize the establishment of different outgoing quality requirements for different markets and authorize the establishment of bulk container marking and labeling requirements. The amendments are intended to provide additional flexibility in administering the quality control provisions of the order and provide the industry with additional tools for the marketing of almonds.