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SOY FORTIFIED CORNMEAL
The soy fortified cornmeal will be a product of small
particle size that is usable as a dietary supplement or as an extender to other
foods, and it shall conform to the following chemical and physical requirements:
Chemical and Physical Requirements
|Minimum %||Maximum %|
|Protein (Nx6.25), 1/||13.0||---|
|Crude Fiber, 1/||---||2.0|
|Material through a U.S. Standard No. 20 Woven-Wire Cloth Sieve, %||99.0||---|
|Material through a U.S. Standard No. 25 Woven-Wire Cloth Sieve, %||91.0||---|
|Material through a U.S. Standard No. 45 Woven-Wire Cloth Sieve, %||40.0||---|
|Material through a U.S. Standard No. 80 Woven-Wire Cloth Sieve, %||---||32.0|
1/ Limiting values are on a moisture-free basis.
2/ Soy fortified cornmeal, prior to calcium enrichment, shall not have an ash content exceeding
1.60 percent on a moisture-free basis.
Product Enrichment Requirements
The soy fortified cornmeal shall be blended thoroughly and homogeneously mixed with listed enrichment ingredients in the following proportions:
|Niacin or niacinamide, mg/lb.||16.0||24.0|
|Calcium (in harmless and assimilable form), mg/lb||500||750|
|Vitamin A-Palmitate, IU/lb. 1/||10,000||---|
|For reduced iron, 325 mesh is to be used as the iron source. Ferrous sulfate is not to be used as the iron source in any processed cereal product for export assistance programs.|
• Vitamin A-Palmitate (stabilized) must be added in
encapsulated form containing 250,000 IU
• When used for fortifying soy fortified cornmeal at the level of 10,000 or more, the Vitamin A Palmitate
preparation shall not contribute any off-flavor or odor to the dry mix, or to the cooked products
prepared from the fortified meal.
• The Vitamin A shall have been tested by the vitamin manufacturers in cornmeal and wheat flour having
moisture content in the range of 13.5 to 14.0 percent to assure the stability of the vitamin.
25-kilogram multiwall paper bags