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145.134 Canned preserved figs.

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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: 21CFR145.134]

[Page 410-411]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 145_CANNED FRUITS--Table of Contents
 
     Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Canned Fruits
 
Sec.  145.134  Canned preserved figs.

    (a) Canned preserved figs is the food prepared from one of the 
optional fig ingredients specified in paragraph (b) of this section and 
the packing medium

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specified in paragraph (c) of this section, to which citric acid or 
lemon juice or concentrated lemon juice is added, if necessary, in such 
quantity as to reduce the pH of the finished product to 4.9 or below. 
The figs are precooked in the packing medium, sealed in a container, and 
so processed by heat, either before or after sealing, as to prevent 
spoilage.
    (b) The optional fig ingredients referred to in paragraph (a) of 
this section are whole mature figs of the light or dark varieties that 
may be either peeled or unpeeled.
    (c)(1) The packing medium referred to in paragraph (a) of this 
section is prepared from water and one of the following optional 
sweetening ingredients:
    (i) Sugar.
    (ii) Invert sugar sirup.
    (iii) Any mixture of optional sweetening ingredients designated in 
paragraphs (c)(1) (i) and (ii) of this section.
    (iv) Any of the optional sweetening ingredients designated in 
paragraphs (c)(1) (i), (ii), and (iii) of this section with dextrose: 
Provided, That the weight of the solids of dextrose does not exceed one-
third of the total weight of the solids of the combined sweetening 
ingredients.
    (v) Any of the optional sweetening ingredients designated in 
paragraphs (c)(1) (i), (ii), and (iii) of this section with corn sirup 
or with dried corn sirup or with glucose sirup or with dried glucose 
sirup, or with any two or more of these: Provided, That the weight of 
the solids of corn sirup, dried corn sirup, glucose sirup, dried glucose 
sirup or the sum of the weights of the solids of corn sirup, dried corn 
sirup, glucose sirup, and dried glucose sirup, in case two or more of 
these are used, does not exceed one-fourth of the total weight of the 
solids of the combined sweetening ingredients.
    (vi) Any mixture of the optional ingredients designated in 
paragraphs (c)(1) (iv) and (v) of this section.
    (2) The density of the packing medium described in paragraph (c)(1) 
of this section, as measured on the Brix hydrometer 15 days or more 
after the figs are canned, is not less than 50[deg] and not more than 
55[deg].
    (d)(1) The name of the food is ``Preserved Figs--Precooked in 
Sirup''. For the purpose of label declaration, the words ``Precooked in 
Sirup'' may appear immediately below the words ``Preserved Figs'', but 
there shall be no intervening written, printed, or graphic matter, and 
the letters used for the words ``Precooked in Sirup'' shall be of the 
same type style and not less than one-half the height of the letters in 
the words ``Preserved Figs''.
    (2) The label shall indicate which optional fig ingredient specified 
in paragraph (b) of this section is used.
    (e) Wherever the name of the food appears on the label so 
conspicuously as to be easily seen under customary conditions of 
purchase, the words herein specified, showing the optional fig 
ingredient used, shall immediately and conspicuously precede or follow 
such name without intervening written, printed, or graphic matter, 
except that the varietal name of the figs may so intervene.
    (f) 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 14414, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2880, Jan. 6, 1993]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 145, Section 134


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