December 2, 2014 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Grain Commission
At its meeting on November 5, 2014, the Eastern Standards Committee recommended new standard samples and standard prints for soybeans, peas and lentils for the 2014-15 crop year, effective November 19, 2014. Standard samples and standard prints previously adopted for other grades and grains will continue to be used.
- Lentils, Canada, other than Red, Good Natural Colour
- Lentils, Canada, other than Red, Fair Colour
The committee also recommended removing the option to use a Carter dockage tester in the process for determination of dockage and Cracked Corn and Foreign Material (CCFM) in corn, described in Chapter 17 of the Official Grain Grading Guide. This will be effective July 1, 2015.
Chief Grain Inspector for Canada
Canadian Grain Commission
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