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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 601.25, Florida Statutes 2009

601.25  Determination of soluble solids and acid.--The Department of Citrus by rule or regulation shall determine the method by which juice is tested for percentage of total soluble solids, the method by which juice is tested for acidity, and the method for testing fruit for juice content. Until such time as the Department of Citrus may see fit to determine such method by rule or regulation, the Brix hydrometer shall be used and the reading of the hydrometer corrected for temperature shall be considered as the percent of the total soluble solids; and anhydrous citric acid shall be determined by titration of the juice using standard alkali and phenolphthalein as indicator, the total acidity being calculated as anhydrous citric acid.

History.--s. 25, ch. 25149, 1949; s. 1, ch. 61-68; s. 22, ch. 71-186.