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Codex Alimentarius, Vol 6: Fruit Juices & Related Products, 2E

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The FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission (the Commission) was established to implement the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.  Membership of the Commission comprises those Member Nations and Associate Members of FAO and/or WHO which have notified the Organizations of their wish to be considered as Members.  By April 30, 1992, 141 countries had become Members of the Commission.  The purpose of the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme is to protect the health of consumers and to ensure fair practices in the food trade....to determine and initiate and guide the preparation of draft standards....to finalize standards and after acceptance by Governments, publish them in a Codex Alimentarius either as regional or world-wide standards.  This is the Second Edition of Volume 6 - Codex Alimentarius: Fruit Juices and Related Products.

Contents:  Introduction, Explanatory notes concerning Codex Standards,

Part I - Fruit Juices Preserved Exclusively by Physical Means: Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Apple, Tomato, Grape, Pineapple, Blackcurrant, General standard for fruit juices not covered by individual standards,

Part II - Concentrated Fruit Juices Preserved Exclusively by Physical Means: Apple, Orange, Grape, Labrusca type Grape (sweetened), Blackcurrant, Pineapple,

Part III - Concentrated Fruit Juices with Preservatives for Manufacturing: Pineapple,

Part IV - Fruit Nectars Preserved Exclusively by Physical Means: Apricot, Peach, Pear, Guava, Non-pulpy Blackcurrant, Pulpy nectars of certain small fruits, Nectars of certain Citrus Fruits, General standard for fruit nectars not covered by individual standards, Liquid pulpy Mango products,

Part V - Vegetable Juices: General standard for vegetable juices,

Part VI - Methods of Analysis and Sampling (by Reference): Taking of sample and expression of results as m/m, Test of fermentability, Determination of: apparent viscosity, L-Ascorbic acid, carbon dioxide, essential oils, ethanol, honey, minimum content of fruit ingredient, salt (added), soluble solids, sugars, total titrable acids, volatile acids, water capacity and fill of containers, Determination of Contaminants: arsenic copper, iron, lead, mineral impurities insoluble in hydrochloric acid, sulphur dioxide, tin, zinc,

Part VII - Guidelines: for mixed fruit juices, for mixed fruit nectars,

3 Indexes: Author, Affiliation, Subject.


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations World Health Organization, 1992. 2E. 124 p, soft.   $18.00

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