WINNIPEG, June 29, 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 July 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 July 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
- Revised heated tolerances in Canada Eastern Feed Wheat
Please see the Canadian Grain Commission's Official Grain Grading Guide as of July 1, 2012, available at www.grainscanada.gc.ca.
For further information:
Chief Grain Inspector for Canada
Canadian Grain Commission