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The bulgur will be milled from wheat of any of the classes defined in the "Official U.S. Standards for Grain," except mixtures of wheat of contrasting classes. The wheat shall not contain more than
4.0 percent of damaged kernels.
The bulgur shall conform to requirements in accordance to Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) standards.
Chemical and Physical Requirements
|Protein (Nx5.7), % 2/||9.3||---|
|Crude Fiber, % 2/||---||2.3|
|Ash, % 3/||2.26||2.40|
|Foreign Material: Other grains except wheat, %||---||0.10|
|Material except other grains, % 4/||---||0.10|
|Scorched particles (whole or pieces of kernels), %||---||0.20|
|Ungelatinized particles (whole or pieces of kernels), %||---||1.0|
1/ All percentages are on the basis of weight.
2/ These limiting factors are on a moisture-free basis.
3/ Bulgur, prior to calcium enrichment, may not have an ash content exceeding 2.00 percent on a
4/ Including grain hulls either attached or detached. However, any hulls attached to product should be
detached before inclusion in the hull fraction.
The bulgur must be blended thoroughly and homogeneously mixed with calcium and other listed enrichment ingredients (½ oz./cwt feed rate) in the following proportions:
|Niacin or niacinamide, mg/lb.||16.0||24.0|
|Vitamin A-Palmitate, IU/lb. 1/||8,800||---|
|Calcium (in harmless and assimilable form), mg/lb.||500||750|
|Iron (reduced iron, 325 mesh, to be used as the iron source), mg/lb. 2/||13.0||26.0|
1/ Vitamin A-Palmitate (stabilized) must be added in
encapsulated form containing 250,000 IU
2/ Ferrous sulfate is not to be used as the iron source in any processed cereal products purchased
for export assistance programs.
50-kilogram woven polypropylene bags