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The cornmeal shall conform in every respect to the
provisions of the "Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act," as amended, and the
regulations promulgated thereunder, including any Defect Action Level guidelines
issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which may be applicable to
The cornmeal shall be degermed and meet the requirements of Federal Specification N-C-521E, dated March 3, 1970. The chemical and physical requirements listed below will take precedence where they are different from those contained in Federal Specification N-C-521E.
Chemical and Physical Requirements
|Ash, % 2/||---||3/|
|Vitamin A Palmitate, IU/lb. 4/||8,800||---|
|Calcium, mg/lb. 2/||500||750|
1/ All values are on the basis of weight.
2/ These limiting values are on a moisture-free basis.
3/ Cornmeal, prior to calcium enrichment, shall not have an ash content exceeding 0.70 percent on a
moisture free basis.
4/ Vitamin A-Palmitate (stabilized) must be added in encapsulated form containing 250,000 IU
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