[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 133_CHEESES AND RELATED CHEESE PRODUCTS--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Cheese and Related
Sec. 133.121 Low sodium colby cheese.
Low sodium colby cheese is the food prepared from the same
ingredients and in the same manner prescribed in Sec. 133.118 for colby
cheese and complies with all the provisions of Sec. 133.118, including
the requirements for label statement of ingredients, except that:
(a) Salt is not used. Any safe and suitable ingredient or
combination of ingredients that contains no sodium and that is
recognized as a salt substitute may be used.
(b) Sodium sorbate is not used.
(c) It contains not more than 96 milligrams of sodium per pound of
(d) The name of the food is ``low sodium colby cheese''. The letters
in the words ``low sodium'' shall be of the same size and style of type
as the letters in the words ``colby cheese'', wherever such words appear
on the label.
(e) If a salt substitute as provided for in paragraph (a) of this
section is used, the label shall bear the statement ``------ added as a
salt substitute'', the blank being filled in with the common name or
names of the ingredient or ingredients used as a salt substitute.
(f) Low sodium colby cheese is subject to Sec. 105.69 of this
[42 FR 14366, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2892, Jan. 6, 1993]
Additives that reference this regulation: