USDA Revises Grade Standards for Canned Vegetables

On December 21, 2016, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a final notice in the Federal Register revising 18 U.S. grade standards for canned vegetables issued on or before August 3, 1998.  AMS is replacing the two-term grading system (dual nomenclature) with a single term to describe each [...]