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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter BPart 163Subpart B → §163.140


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 163—CACAO PRODUCTS
Subpart B—Requirements for Specific Standardized Cacao Products


§163.140   Skim milk chocolate.

(a) Description. Skim milk chocolate is the food that conforms to the standard of identity, and is subject to the requirements for label declaration of ingredients for milk chocolate in §163.130, except that:

(1) The optional dairy ingredients are limited to skim milk, evaporated skim milk, concentrated skim milk, sweetened condensed skim milk, nonfat dry milk, and any combination of these; and

(2) The finished skim milk chocolate contains less than 3.39 percent by weight of milkfat and not less than 12 percent by weight of skim milk solids based on those dairy ingredients specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, exclusive of any added sweetener or other dairy-derived ingredient that is added beyond that amount that is normally present in the specified dairy ingredient.

(b) Nomenclature. The name of the food is “skim milk chocolate”, “skim milk chocolate coating”, “sweet skim milk chocolate”, or “sweet skim milk chocolate coating”.

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