Canadian Grain Commission announces grading changes to western grains for 2012-13
WINNIPEG, July 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission announces the introduction of new food class of Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern that will come into effect on August 1, 2012.
At the same time, the hulless class for Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern will be removed. Hulless and covered grades will be included for all classes of barley: food, malting and general purpose.
Other grading changes that take effect August 1, 2012, include:
- Revised Cleaning for Grade Improvement procedure for Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern
- For Lentils, Canada Red:
- New colour definition
- New tolerances for copper and bleached seeds
- New wrinkled seed tolerances
Please see the Canadian Grain Commission's Official Grain Grading Guide as of August 1, 2012 available online at www.grainscanada.gc.ca.
About the Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada's grain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers' rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.
SOURCE Canadian Grain Commission
More by this Source
New roughage tolerances for exports of rye and triticale
May 22, 2013, 14:00 ET
Cold winter temperatures naturally control insects in grain
Jan 04, 2013, 14:00 ET
Baking quality data for Canada Western Red Spring wheat available
Dec 21, 2012, 14:00 ET
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.