Processed Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 291)

Regulations are current to 2016-06-06 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VI(s. 40 and Sch. I)Size Grading of Vegetables

TABLE I

Beans (Green and Wax)

Size of BeanFootnote for TABLE I Beans (Green and Wax)*

(inches in thickness)

Round type of Beans

(various styles)

Flat type of Beans

(various styles)

Number DesignationOptional Word DesignationNumber DesignationOptional Word Designation
Less than 14½/64 Size 1Small
14½/64 to 18½/64 Size 2SmallSize 2Small
18½/64 to 21/64 Size 3MediumSize 3Medium
21/64 to 24/64 Size 4MediumSize 4Large
24/64 to 27/64 Size 5LargeSize 5Large
27/64 or more Size 6Extra LargeSize 6Extra Large
  • Return to footnote *The size of the bean is determined by measuring the shorter diameter transversely to the long axis at the thickest portion of the pod. Size grading of beans applies only to whole or the cut style. French cut or french style beans cut lengthwise are not graded as to size.

TABLE II

Peas

Screen MeshNumber designationOptional word designation
Peas passing through a screen of 9/32 inch mesh Size 1
Peas passing through a screen of 10/32 inch mesh, but not through a screen of 9/32 inch mesh Size 2Small (Sizes 1 and 2 combined)
Peas passing through a screen of 11/32 inch mesh, but not through a screen of 10/32 inch mesh Size 3
Peas passing through a screen of 12/32 inch mesh, but not through a screen of 11/32 inch mesh Size 4Medium (Sizes 3 and 4 combined)
Peas passing through a screen of 13/32 inch mesh, but not through a screen of 12/32 inch mesh Size 5Large

TABLE III

Lima Beans

Sizes of Lima BeansFootnote for TABLE III Lima Beans* (inches in width)Word Designation
30/64 inch in width and smaller Tiny or Midget
Over 30/64 inch to and including 34/64 inch in width Small
Over 34/64 inch to and including 38/64 inch in width Medium
Larger than 38/64 inch in width Large
  • Return to footnote *The size of a lima bean is determined by measuring the greatest width through the centre at right angles to the longitudinal axis of the bean. Size is not a grade factor in grading this product.

TABLE IV

Asparagus (Tips or Spears)

Approximate diameter of base of spears (in inches)Word Designation
3/8 Small
4/8 Medium
5/8 and over Large

TABLE V

Whole White Potatoes

DiameterWord Designation
11 inch or less Tiny or Midget
2Over 1 inch to but not over 1¾ inches Small
3Over 1¾ inches to but not over 2 inches Medium
4Over 2 inches Large

TABLE VI

Frozen Brussels Sprouts (Optional) (See Sched. I, Table II, S. 15(4))

Footnote for TABLE VI Frozen Brussels Sprouts (Optional) (See Sched. I, Table II, S. 15(4))*Diameter of Sprout HeadsWord Designation
7/8 inch or less Small or Baby
Over 7/8 inch but not over 1¼ inches Medium
Over 1¼ inches Large
  • Return to footnote *The diameter of the sprout is determined by measuring the greatest width through the centre at right angles to the longitudinal axis.

TABLE VII

Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)

Diameter in millimetersFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)*Cylindrical or Conical carrots: Word DesignationSpherical carrots: Word Designation
Less than 10Very SmallFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**Very SmallFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**
6 to 14Small or PetiteFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**
6 to 18Small or PetiteFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**
14 to 22RegularFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**
18 to 22RegularFootnote for TABLE VII Frozen Carrots (Cut Carrots-baby Whole Style, Cut Carrots-whole Style, Whole Baby Carrots, Whole Carrots)**
22 to 27MediumMedium
27 to 35LargeLarge
over 35Extra LargeExtra Large
  • Return to footnote *The diameter is the diameter of at least 80 per cent, by weight, of the units as defined in section 16 of Table II of Schedule I and is measured at the point of largest transversal cross-section of the unit.

  • Return to footnote **Where the carrots sizes are one of, or a blend of these sizes, they may, alternately, be described as whole baby carrots or cut carrots-baby whole style, as the case may be.

  • SOR/86-780, s. 3
 
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