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1550.0570 MIXED SYRUPS AND SUGARS.

A.

The term "syrup," as applied to a table syrup, pancake syrup, or any food syrup consisting of one syrup ingredient, shall be plainly qualified by the common name of the syrup. The qualifying name shall be printed on the label with a prominence equal to that of the term "syrup." A syrup consisting of a mixture of two or more edible syrups shall be labeled with the names of all the ingredients plainly stated in the order of their predominance and printed in uniform size of type.

B.

A syrup containing 50 percent or more by weight of maple syrup shall be labeled with the name "maple syrup" preceding the name of the other syrup, as for example "maple syrup and can syrup."

C.

A syrup containing 15 percent or more and less than 50 percent by weight of maple syrup shall be labeled with the name "maple syrup," following the name of the other syrup, as for example, "refiners syrup and maple syrup."

D.

A syrup containing less than 15 percent, by weight of maple syrup shall be labeled with the statement "with a trace of maple syrup added" following the name of the syrup as for example "sugar syrup with a trace of maple syrup added."

E.

A sugar containing 50 percent or more by weight of maple sugar, shall be labeled with the name "maple sugar," preceding the name of the other sugar.

F.

A sugar containing 15 percent or more and less than 50 percent by weight of maple sugar shall be labeled with the name "maple sugar," following the name of the other sugar.

G.

A sugar containing less than 15 percent by weight of maple sugar, shall be labeled with the statement "with a trace of maple sugar added," following the name of the sugar, as for example, "cane sugar with a trace of maple sugar added."

H.

The word "maple" shall in all cases be printed in type of the same size and style and in the same color as may be used in printing the name of any other syrup, molasses, or sugar with which the maple sugar or syrup is mixed.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.101

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013