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
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
For further information:
Chief Grain Inspector for Canada
Canadian Grain Commission