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      RS 40:610     


§610.  Definitions and standards for food

The department may promulgate regulations fixing and establishing for any food a definition and standard of identity and a reasonable standard of quality or fill of container.  However, no standard of quality shall be established for fresh fruit and fresh vegetables and no standard of identity for fresh apples and fresh pears.  In any regulation pertaining to fill of container the department shall give due consideration to the natural shrinkage in storage and in transit of fresh natural food and to the need for the necessary packing and protective material.  

Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978.  

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