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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards NEW STANDARDS ADOPTED

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STANDARDS Link VOL 2 ISSUE 14 - Draft Standards for Public Comment

 

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Issues Draft Standards for Public Comment.

The comment period ends 26 September 2014.

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DNS 10 - SPECIFICATION FOR WHEAT FLOUR

scope: This national standard is applicable to wheat flour (also called flour, white flour, or enriched flour) that is intended for human consumption, made from clean, sound and marketable grades of millable wheat grains of the species Triticum aestivum L. (common wheat) or from Triticum compactum Host. (club wheat). 

DNS 19 - SPECIFICATION FOR PASTE PRODUCTS

Scope: This standard specifies requirements and methods of test for pasta products made from semolina, durum, wheat flour, farina flour or any suitable wheat flour. Pasta products used in preparing other foods or included in packages of ingredients that are prepared for retail sale) are also covered by this standard. Example Pasta used in canned soups, soup mixes, macaroni and cheese dinner. This standard is not applicable to food in forms resembling pasta products made from rice, bean and/ or cereals other than wheat. 

DNS 55 - SPECIFICATION FOR  GRADES OF WATERMELON

Scope: This standard is applicable to watermelons of varieties (cultivars) grown from Citrullus lanatus (Thunberg) Matsumara et Nakai [syn. C. vulgaris] to be supplied fresh to the consumer. Watermelon intended for industrial processing is excluded from the requirements of this national standard. 

DNS 61 - SPECIFICATION FOR WATERNUTS

Scope: This standard applies to waternuts (Cocos nucifera Linn.) of the Arecaceae family to be supplied fresh and in its natural state to the consumer market. This standard excludes fresh coconuts that are produced for industrial processing. 

DNS 69 - SPECIFICATION FOR RICE

Scope: This standard establishes requirements for grades of paddy, cargo rice, milled rice, cargo parboiled rice and milled parboiled rice. It also specifies the general conditions for sampling and the methodologies for assessing the various factors used in the determination of the quality of rice. 

DNS 101 - SPECIFICATION FOR GRADE OF TANNIA

Scope: This standard is applicable to the tubercles of commercial varieties of lilac tannia grown from Xanthosoma violaceum Schott and white tannia grown from Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott, of the Araceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer, after preparation and packaging. Tannias for industrial processing are excluded from this standard.

DNS 103 - SPECIFICATION FOR GRADE OF YAMS  

 

Scope: This standard is applicable to yams of varieties grown from Discorea spp. supplied fresh to the consumer. EXAMPLE Common names of yams include: Yellow yam, Lisbon yam, Portugese yam. 

DNS 106 - SPECIFICATION FOR GRADES OF SWEET POTATOES

Scope: This standard is applicable to varieties (cultivars) of sweet potato grown from Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. to be supplied fresh to the consumer for human consumption.