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137.260 Enriched corn meals.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR137.260]

[Page 380-381]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 137_CEREAL FLOURS AND RELATED PRODUCTS--Table of Contents
 
   Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Cereal Flours and 
                            Related Products
 
Sec.  137.260  Enriched corn meals.

    (a) Enriched corn meals are the foods, each of which conforms to the 
definition and standard of identity prescribed for a kind of corn meal 
by Sec. Sec.  137.250, 137.255, 137.265, 137.270, 137.275, 137.280, 
137.285, and 137.290, except that:
    (1) It contains in each pound not less than 2.0 milligrams (mg) and 
not more than 3.0 mg of thiamin, not less than 1.2 mg and not more than 
1.8 mg of riboflavin, not less than 16 mg and not more than 24 mg of 
niacin or niacinamide, not less than 0.7 mg and not more than 1.0 mg of 
folic acid, and not less than 13 mg and not more than 26 mg of iron 
(Fe);
    (2) It may contain in each pound not less than 250 U.S.P. units and 
not more than 1,000 U.S.P. units of vitamin D; and
    (3) It may contain in each pound not less than 500 milligrams and 
not more than 750 milligrams of calcium (Ca); Provided, however, That 
enriched self-

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rising corn meals shall contain in each pound not more than 1,750 
milligrams of calcium (Ca). Iron and calcium may be added only in forms 
which are harmless and assimilable. The substances referred to in this 
paragraph (a)(3) and in paragraphs (a) (1) and (2) of this section may 
be added in a harmless carrier which does not impair the enriched corn 
meal; such carrier is used only in the quantity necessary to effect an 
intimate and uniform admixture of such substances with the kind of corn 
meal used. Dried yeast in quantities not exceeding 1.5 percent by weight 
of the finished food may be used.
    (b) The name of each kind of enriched corn meal is the word 
``Enriched'' followed by the name of the kind of corn meal used which is 
prescribed in the definition and standard of identity therefor.
    (c) Label declaration. Each of the ingredients used in the food 
shall be declared on the label as required by the applicable sections of 
parts 101 and 130 of this chapter.

[42 FR 14402, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2878, Jan. 6, 1993; 61 
FR 8796, Mar. 5, 1996]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 137, Section 260


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