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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 601.47, Florida Statutes 2009

601.47  Condition precedent to processing citrus.--It is unlawful for any person to can any citrus fruits or to can or concentrate the juices thereof unless such fruit is mature in accordance with the maturity standards and is accompanied by a certificate of inspection and maturity thereof issued by a duly authorized citrus fruit inspector of the Department of Agriculture. Inspection for maturity shall be made at the canning or concentrating plant with the further proviso that shipments either by common carrier or otherwise to a canning plant or a concentrating plant in Florida must be reinspected and recertified before use by the canner or concentrator.

History.--s. 47, ch. 25149, 1949; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 7, ch. 71-185.