International Standardisation of Fruit and Vegetables
Normalisation internationale des fruits et légumes
Normalisación internacional de frutas y hortalizas
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDISATION OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES NORMALISATION INTERNATIONALE DES FRUITS ET LEGUMES NORMALIZACION INTERNACIONAL DE FRUTAS Y HORTALIZAS
AvocadosAvocats Aguacates (Paltas)
ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION DE COOPÉRATION ET DE DÉVELOPPEMENT ÉCONOMIQUES
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Within the framework of theactivities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables* set up by OECD in 1962, explanatory brochures comprising comments and illustrations are published to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force by both the Controlling Authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards or interested in the international trade inthese products. The Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables shall be open to States being Member countries of the United Nations Organization or its specialised agencies or the World Trade Organisation desiring to participate therein in accordance with the procedure for participation set out in the Decision C(99)10/FINAL of the OECD Council dated 8 April...