Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-01-14:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4) and section 35, no person shall market any produce in import trade unless

    • (a) the produce

      • (i) is packaged and labelled in accordance with Part II, and

      • (ii) meets the applicable standards prescribed by subsection 3(1);

    • (b) in the case of apples, onions and potatoes, the apples, onions and potatoes are inspected by an inspector

      • (i) at the Canadian port of entry if that port is an inspection point, or

      • (ii) at any other inspection point as authorized by an inspector; and

    • (c) in the case of apples, onions and potatoes, an inspector certifies that the apples, onions and potatoes meet the requirements of these Regulations.

  • (2) Apples marketed in import trade shall meet the requirements of one of the following grades:

    • (a) in the case of apples that are marketed in import trade from the United States or shipped to Canada from another country through the United States, other than a lot that is bonded, Canada Extra Fancy or Canada Fancy; and

    • (b) in the case of apples that are marketed in import trade from places other than the United States, Canada Extra Fancy, Canada Fancy or Canada Commercial.

  • (3) Potatoes marketed in import trade shall meet the requirements of Canada No. 1 grade.

  • (3.1) Potatoes that are artificially coloured shall not be imported.

  • (4) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of rhubarb.

  • SOR/79-144, s. 3
  • SOR/80-204, s. 4
  • SOR/87-694, s. 4
  • SOR/88-428, s. 26
  • SOR/90-447, s. 2
  • SOR/94-510, s. 14
  • SOR/94-718, s. 6
  • SOR/95-225, s. 4
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