The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to processed fruits, vegetables, and related food items. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline.
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U.S. Standards for Grades of Frozen Vegetables.
This notice, published in the Federal Register on July 30, 2013, revised the grade standards for frozen asparagus, frozen lima beans, frozen speckled butter beans, frozen cooked squash, frozen summer squash, frozen sweet potatoes, frozen turnip greens with turnips, and frozen mixed vegetables. Document Number: AMS–FV–09–0028, FV–13–328.
[Notice and Grade Standard
U.S. Standards for Grades of Frozen Okra.
This notice revised the grade standards for Frozen Okra. Document Number: AMS-FV-07-0100; FV-11-327. [Notice and Grade Standard
U.S. Standards for Grades of Grapefruit Juice.
This notice revised the standards for Grapefruit Juice. Document Number: AMS-FV-11-0050. This docket was published in the Federal Register on August 27, 2012. [Notice and Grade Standard
U.S. Standards for Grades of Processed Raisins.
Document Number: AMS-FV-09-0067; FV-09-330. This notice, published in the Federal Register on June 10, 2011, withdraws a proposal to revise the grade standards for processed raisins. [Notice
] (PDF) Based on the petitioner’s request to withdraw their petition, the agency has decided not to proceed with this action.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Child Nutrition (CN) Labeling Program.
Document Number: AMS-FV-11-0015 The docket was published in the Federal Register on May 18, 2011, and closed for comments on July 18, 2011. [Notice and Comments Received]
Country of Origin Labeling of Packed Honey.
Document Number: AMS–FV–08–0075; FV–08–330. Final rule is effective on February 3, 2011. Interim final rule was published July 8, 2009, effective October 6, 2009, and closed for comments on September 8, 2009. [Notice and Comments Received
] For more information on this new regulation, go here
Notice and Request for Comments - United States Standards for Grades of Frozen Onions.
Document Number: AMS-FV-08-0076. The docket was published in the Federal Register on June 1, 2011, and closed for comments on August 1, 2011. [Notice, Proposed Standard, and Comments Received]