Terms Used In Florida Statutes 601.9908

  • Additive: means any foreign substance which, when added to any citrus fruit juice, will change the amount of total soluble solids or anhydrous citric acid therein, or the color or taste thereof, or act as an artificial preservative thereof. See Florida Statutes 601.03
  • Department: means the Department of Citrus. See Florida Statutes 601.03
No canned tangerine juice shall be sold or offered for sale or shipped or offered for shipment which:

(1) Is prepared from raw juice containing before the addition of any additive less than 9 percent total soluble solids;
(2) When canned, contains less than 10 percent total soluble solids; or
(3) Has a ratio of total soluble solids to anhydrous citric acid of less than 9 to 1;
(4) Contains less than 0.55 percent or more than 1.60 percent anhydrous citric acid;
(5) Contains more than 0.050 percent recoverable oil; or
(6) Does not meet requirements to be established by the department regarding color, absence of defects, taste, and flavor; unless the immediate container thereof shall be labeled in accordance with regulations of the department and there shall appear on such label the word “substandard” in bold type not less than 1/4 inch high printed or stamped diagonally thereon.