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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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.