United States Regulations for Processed Fruits and Vegetables / Edition 1

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The standard reference to U.S. regulations affecting the fruit and vegetable processing industry. Describes major government regulations on the safety, quality, economic equity, fair competition, and proper transportation for processed fruits and vegetables. Also discusses worker safety and environmental regulations affecting fruit and vegetable processing establishments. Provides examples of educational programs and materials prepared by food trade associations to assist food companies to comply with federal regulations. Contains numerous lists and tables for food standards, grades, government publications, pesticide chemicals, tariff schedules, food defects, and others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471854371
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/1988
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 993
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 1.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Promoting Processed Fruits and Vegetables in Commerce.



Grading, Standards, and Inspection.

Grade Listings and Examples.

Statistics, Samplings, and Inspections.

Inspection Procedures.



Role in Food Regulations.

Food Standards and Labeling.

Food Safety Regulations.

Regulations for Fruits and Fruit Products.

Regulations for Vegetables and Vegetable Products.

Regulations for Miscellaneous Products: Nuts and Nut Products,Canned Olives, Sweeteners and Table Syrups, Dressings andFlavorings, and Spices.

FDA Inspection Regualtions.

Imports and Customs.


Government Guidelines.

Trade Recommendations.



Pesticides and Processed Fruits and Vegetables.

Effluent Guidelines and Standards.



Workers Safety and Food Processing Plants.


Subsistence Specifications and Commercial Item Descriptions.


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