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MILLED RICE (U.S. #5 or Better)
The rice will be long, medium, or short grain milled rice
grading U.S. No. 5 or better, except the rice shall be well milled and not
contain more than 20 percent broken kernels.
The rice shall meet the specifications of the class and grade offered as defined in the "Official United States Standards for Milled Rice," in effect at the time the applicable solicitation for offers is issued.
Unless otherwise specified, milled rice of the special grades "parboiled light" or "parboiled" which meet class and grade specifications will be acceptable.
The product shall conform in every respect to the provisions of the “Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act”, as amended, and regulations promulgated there under as applicable to milled rice.
Not more than ten (10) days prior to packaging, the milled rice shall be fumigated with methyl bromide or aluminum phosphide, in a quantity and manner which will effect a kill in all stages of weevil or other insect infestation.
The rice shall be packaged in 50-kilogram woven polypropylene bags