U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Mar 20, 2023
Damage means any specific defect described in this section; or any other defect, or any combination of defects which materially detracts from the edible quality of the peanut. The following specific defects shall be considered as damage:
(a) Rancidity or decay;
(c) Insects, worm cuts, web or frass;
(d) Freezing injury causing hard, translucent, or discolored flesh; and,
(e) Dirt when the surface of the kernel is heavily smeared, thickly flecked or coated with dirt, seriously affecting its appearance.