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WAC 16-403-180

Combination grades.

(1) Combination extra fancy and fancy. When extra fancy and fancy apples are packed together, the boxes may be marked "Washington combination extra fancy and fancy" and shall contain at least 80 percent extra fancy apples, except Newtowns, which shall contain at least 50 percent extra fancy apples. (This is the only combination grade which may be used for red or partial red varieties.)
(2) Combination extra fancy, fancy and C grade. When extra fancy, fancy and C grade apples are packed together, the boxes may be marked "Washington combination extra fancy, fancy and C grade" and shall contain at least 80 percent extra fancy apples, except Newtowns, which shall contain at least 50 percent extra fancy apples.
(3) Combination fancy and C grade. When fancy and C grade apples are packed together, the boxes may be marked "Washington combination fancy and C grade" but shall contain at least 80 percent fancy apples, except Newtowns, which shall contain at least 50 percent fancy apples.
(4) Jumble pack. The larger sizes of the above grades may be removed and the rest packed and marked "jumble" or "face and fill" in addition to the grade mark.
(5) Gift grade. Gift grade may consist of mixed varieties (apples and pears) and in the case of apples shall meet Washington extra fancy grade as defined in Washington standards for apples, and in the case of pears shall be U.S. No. 1 or higher grade as defined in Washington standards for D'Anjou, Bosc, Winter Nelis and other varieties of winter pears. When gift containers meet the requirements of gift grade, such containers need be marked only "gift grade" and a statement of net contents in weight or count and name and address of packer or shipper.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 88-14-128 (Order 1982), § 16-403-180, filed 7/6/88, effective 9/1/88; Order 1374, § 16-403-180, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.]
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