WAC 16-414-145: Damage to sulphured cherries—Specific defects

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=16-414-145
Published: 2015

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Damage to sulphured cherries—Specific defects.









The following defects are considered damage for sulphured cherries:
(1) Mechanical injury. Any of the following mechanical injuries are considered damage:
(a) Open pitter hole;
(b) Pitter hole where there is a material loss of flesh;
(c) One or more pitter tears; or
(d) Other mechanical injuries that materially affect the appearance of the cherry.
(2) Surface discoloration of Washington No. 1 whole cherries when:
(a) Light surface discoloration exceeds, in the aggregate, one-eighth of the cherry's surface; or
(b) Dark surface discoloration exceeds, in the aggregate, an area 3/16 inch in diameter, but does not exceed one-eighth of the cherry's surface.
(3) Surface discoloration of Washington No. 1 halved cherries when:
(a) Light surface discoloration exceeds, in the aggregate, one-eighth of the cherry's surface; or
(b) Dark surface discoloration exceeds, in the aggregate, an area 1/16 inch in diameter.
(4) Rain cracks on Washington No. 1 whole cherries if they are in the stem basin and more than 1/4 inch in length, or if they are outside the stem basin and are more than 3/16 inch in length, measured on the circumference.
(5) Rain cracks on Washington No. 1 halved cherries if they are in the stem basin and more than 1/8 inch in length. No rain cracks are allowed outside the stem basin.
(6) Blemishes including insect injury, bird pecks, limb rub, hail marks, sunburn, solution cracks, other blemishes or combinations of blemishes that materially affect the appearance of the cherry, or any materially discolored flesh.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-12-076, § 16-414-145, filed 6/5/07, effective 7/6/07; WSR 05-12-037, § 16-414-145, filed 5/25/05, effective 6/25/05.]