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GRN No. 254

Substance: Lactobacillus reuteri strain DSM 17938
Intended Use: Ingredient in processed cheeses, yogurt, ice cream, fruit juices, fruit drinks, processed vegetables, processed vegetable drinks, beverage bases, energy bars, energy drinks, and chewing gum at a level up to 109 colony forming units (cfu) per serving, and in a drinking straw at a level of 109 cfu per straw
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: BioGaia AB
P.O. Box 3242, Kungsbroplan 3B; SE-103 64 Stockholm, SWEDEN
Date of filing: May 29, 2008
GRAS Notice (releasable information): 254
Date of closure / FDA's Letter: Nov 18, 2008
FDA has no questions