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173.145 Alpha-Galactosidase derived from Mortierella vinaceae var. raffinoseutilizer.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR173.145]

[Page 131]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 173_SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
            Subpart B_Enzyme Preparations and Microorganisms
 
Sec.  173.145  Alpha-Galactosidase derived from Mortierella vinaceae var. 
raffinoseutilizer.

    The food additive alpha-galactosidase and parent mycelial 
microorganism Mortierella vinaceae var. raffinoseutilizer may be safely 
used in food in accordance with the following conditions:
    (a) The food additive is the enzyme alpha-galactosidase and the 
mycelia of the microorganism Mortierella vinaceae var. raffinoseutilizer 
which produces the enzyme.
    (b) The nonpathogenic microorganism matches American Type Culture 
Collection (ATCC) No. 20034, \1\ and is classified as follows:
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    \1\ Available from: American Type Culture Collection, 12301 Parklawn 
Drive, Rockville, MD 20852.

Class: Phycomycetes.
Order: Mucorales.
Family: Mortierellaceae.
Genus: Mortierella.
Species: vinaceae.
Variety: raffinoseutilizer.

    (c) The additive is used or intended for use in the production of 
sugar (sucrose) from sugar beets by addition as mycelial pellets to the 
molasses to increase the yield of sucrose, followed by removal of the 
spent mycelial pellets by filtration.
    (d) The enzyme removal is such that there are no enzyme or mycelial 
residues remaining in the finished sucrose.

[42 FR 14526, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 54 FR 24897, June 12, 1989]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 145


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