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184.1985 Aminopeptidase enzyme preparation derived from lactococcus lactis.

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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: 21CFR184.1985]

[Page 584]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS 
SAFE--Table of Contents
 
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
 
Sec.  184.1985  Aminopeptidase enzyme preparation derived from lactococcus 
lactis.

    (a) Aminopeptidase enzyme preparation is derived from the 
nonpathogenic and nontoxicogenic bacterium Lactococcus lactis 
(previously named Streptococcus lactis). The preparation contains the 
enzyme aminopeptidase (CAS Reg. No. 9031-94-1; EC 3.4.11.1) and other 
peptidases that hydrolyze milk proteins. The preparation is produced by 
pure culture fermentation.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications for enzyme preparations 
in the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d ed. (1981), pp. 107-110, which are 
incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR 
part 51. Copies are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined at the 
Division of Petition Control (HFS-215), Center for Food Safety and 
Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW., 
suite 1200, Washington, DC, or at the National Archives and Records 
Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this 
material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/
federal--register/code--of--federal--regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitations other than current good manufacturing practice. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe as a 
direct human food ingredient is based upon the following current good 
manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as an enzyme, as defined in Sec.  
170.3(o)(9) of this chapter, as an optional ingredient for flavor 
development in the manufacture of cheddar cheese, in accordance with 
Sec.  133.113 of this chapter, and in the preparation of protein 
hydrolysates.
    (2) The ingredient is used at levels not to exceed current good 
manufacturing practice.

[60 FR 54193, Oct. 20, 1995]

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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1985


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