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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2017]
[CITE: 21CFR172.898]



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B--FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION (CONTINUED)

PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION

Subpart I--Multipurpose Additives

Sec. 172.898 Bakers yeast glycan.

Bakers yeast glycan may be safely used in food in accordance with the following conditions:

(a) Bakers yeast glycan is the comminuted, washed, pasteurized, and dried cell walls of the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It is composed principally of long chain carbohydrates, not less than 85 percent on a dry solids basis. The carbohydrate is composed of glycan and mannan units in approximately a 2:1 ratio.

(b) The additive meets the following specifications on a dry weight basis: Less than 0.4 part per million (ppm) arsenic, 0.13 ppm cadmium, 0.2 ppm lead, 0.05 ppm mercury, 0.09 ppm selenium, and 10 ppm zinc.

(c) The viable microbial content of the finished ingredient is:

(1) Less than 10,000 organisms/gram by aerobic plate count.

(2) Less than 10 yeasts and molds/gram.

(3) Negative for Salmonella, E. coli, coagulase positive Staphylococci, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium botulinum, or any other recognized microbial pathogen or any harmful microbial toxin.

(d) The additive is used or intended for use in the following foods when standards of identity established under section 401 of the Act do not preclude such use:

Use Limitations
(1) In salad dressings as an emulsifier and emulsifier salt as defined in 170.3(o)(8) of this chapter, stabilizer and thickener as defined in 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter, or texturizer as defined in 170.3(o)(32) of this chapterNot to exceed a concentration of 5 percent of the finished salad dressing.
(2) In frozen dessert analogs as a stabilizer and thickener as defined in 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter, or texturizer as defined in 170.3(o)(32) of this chapterIn an amount not to exceed good manufacturing practice.
(3) In sour cream analogs as a stabilizer and thickener as defined in 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter, or texturizer as defined in 170.3(o)(32) of this chapter Do.
(4) In cheese spread analogs as a stabilizer and thickener as defined in 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter, or texturizer as defined in 170.3(o)(32) of this chapter Do.
(5) In cheese-flavored and sour cream-flavored snack dips as a stabilizer and thickener as defined in 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter, or texturizer as defined in 170.3(o)(32) of this chapter Do.

(e) The label and labeling of the ingredient shall bear adequate directions to assure that use of the ingredient complies with this regulation.

[42 FR 14491, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 45 FR 58836, Sept. 5, 1980]

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