COMMENTS SOUGHT ON GRADE STANDARDS FOR PEPPERS
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking comments on the possible development of United States Standards for Grades of Peppers other than sweet peppers.
The effort comes after the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee asked AMS to identify commodities that may be better served if grade standards are developed.
Submit written comments to the Standardization Section, Fresh Products Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Proggrams, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 1661, South Building, Stop 0240, Washington, D.C. 20250-0240. Comments may also be faxed to (202) 720-8871 or sent via email to FPB.DocketClerk@usda.gov.
For additional information, see the February 24 Federal Register or call Danny Raulerson at (321) 214-5200.
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