§491. Adulteration; filtration

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/06/032/00491
Published: 2015

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Title

06

:
Agriculture






Chapter

032

:
MAPLE PRODUCTS











 

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491. Adulteration; filtration

(a) No person

shall manufacture, package, sell, offer for sale, deliver, or in any way

possess any maple product which is adulterated within the meaning of 18 V.S.A. §

4059.

(b) Maple syrup

which is produced, packaged, handled, or sold in this state shall not be

bleached or lightened in color by artificial means except by simple filtration

through cloth or paper, through a filter press, or through food grade

diatomaceous earth with a filter press to remove suspended solids. The

secretary may by rule approve other methods of filtration. The secretary is

authorized to approve specific applications of new technologies for time

limited experimental usage. (Added 1981, No. 235 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended

1985, No. 241 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1997, No. 29, § 1, eff. May 15, 1997; 2003,

No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)
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