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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 58Subpart B → Subject Group


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 58—GRADING AND INSPECTION, GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR APPROVED PLANTS AND STANDARDS FOR GRADES OF DAIRY PRODUCTS
Subpart B—General Specifications for Dairy Plants Approved for USDA Inspection and Grading Service


Quality Specifications for Raw Material

§58.627   Milk and dairy products.

To produce ice cream and related products the raw milk and cream shall meet the quality requirements as prescribed in §§58.132 through 58.138, except that only commingled milk and cream meeting the bacteriological requirements of No. 1 shall be used.

§58.628   Sweetening agents.

Sweetening agents shall be clean and wholesome and consist of one or more of the approved sweeteners listed in §58.605.

§58.629   Flavoring agents.

Flavoring agents either natural or artificial shall be wholesome and free from undesirable flavors. They must impart the desired characteristic to the finished product. Flavoring agents shall be one or more of those approved in §58.605.

§58.630   Stabilizers.

Stabilizers shall be clean and wholesome and consist of one or more of those approved in §58.605.

§58.631   Emulsifiers.

Emulsifiers shall be clean and wholesome and consist of one or more of those approved in §58.605.

§58.632   Acid.

Acids used in sherbet shall be wholesome and of food grade quality and consist of one or more of those approved in §58.605.

§58.633   Color.

Coloring used for ice cream and related products shall be those certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as safe for human consumption.

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