Terms Used In Florida Statutes 601.43
- Citrus hybrids: includes , but is not limited to, hybrids between or among sour orange (C. See Florida Statutes 601.03
- Department: means the Department of Citrus. See Florida Statutes 601.03
- Grapefruit: means the fruit Citrus paradisi Macf. See Florida Statutes 601.03
- Oranges: means the fruit Citrus sinensis Osbeck, commonly called sweet oranges. See Florida Statutes 601.03
- Tangerines: means the fruit Citrus reticulata Blanco, commonly called tangerines. See Florida Statutes 601.03
Any oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, and citrus hybrids not conforming to the minimum maturity requirements set forth in department rules are deemed and held to be immature and unfit for human consumption. In the testing of fruit to determine whether the same conforms to such requirements, any inspector has the right and authority to test the individual fruit in any given sample of fruit drawn in the number and by the manner as prescribed by department rules. If, upon testing the juice of individual fruit in any sample, more than 10 percent of such individual fruit fail by more than one-half percentage point to meet the minimum ratio of total soluble solids to anhydrous citric acid that is required for such fruit, all of the fruit in the lot from which the sample was drawn is deemed and shall be held to be immature and unfit for human consumption.