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73.275 Dried algae meal.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]

[Title 21, Volume 1]

[Revised as of April 1, 2006]

From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access

[CITE: 21CFR73.275]



[Page 349-350]

 

                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS

 

CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 

                                SERVICES

 

PART 73_LISTING OF COLOR ADDITIVES EXEMPT FROM CERTIFICATION--Table 

of Contents

 

                             Subpart A_Foods

 

Sec.  73.275  Dried algae meal.



    (a) Identity. The color additive dried algae meal is a dried mixture 

of algae cells (genus Spongiococcum, separated from its culture broth), 

molasses, cornsteep liquor, and a maximum of 0.3 percent ethoxyquin. The 

algae cells are produced by suitable fermentation, under controlled 

conditions, from a pure culture of the genus Spongiococcum.

    (b) Uses and restrictions. The color additive dried algae meal may 

be safely used in chicken feed in accordance



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with the following prescribed conditions:

    (1) The color additive is used to enhance the yellow color of 

chicken skin and eggs.

    (2) The quantity of the color additive incorporated in the feed is 

such that the finished feed:

    (i) Is supplemented sufficiently with xanthophyll and associated 

carotenoids so as to accomplish the intended effect described in 

paragraph (b)(1) of this section; and

    (ii) Meets the tolerance limitation for ethoxyquin in animal feed 

prescribed in Sec.  573.380 of this chapter.

    (c) Labeling. The label of the color additives and any premixes 

prepared therefrom shall bear in addition to the information required by 

Sec.  70.25 of this chapter.

    (1) A statement of the concentrations of xanthophyll and ethoxyquin 

contained therein.

    (2) Adequate directions to provide a final product complying with 

the limitations prescribed in paragraph (b) of this section.

    (d) Exemption from certification. Certification of this color 

additive is not necessary for the protection of the public health and 

therefore batches thereof are exempt from the certification requirements 

of section 721(c) of the act.










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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 73, Section 275


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