Michigan State University Extension
USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000058
Revised - 05/19/03
Shopper's Guide To U.S. Grades for Food
Agricultural Marketing Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 58, USDA, 1958.
Issued September 1958 (Fil. 1)
Revised January 1961 (Fil. 2)
Slightly revised November 1962 (Fil. 3)
Slightly revised March 1964 (Fil. 4)
Consumer and Marketing Service
Slightly revised January 1966 (Fil. 5)
Supersedes Miscellaneous Publication 553, A Consumer's Guide
to U.S. Standards for Products.
Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
Photographs help illustrate the differences for various
grades of food products.
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