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GRN No. 268

Bifidobacterium longum strain BB536

Intended Use: Ingredient in breads/baked goods, cereals, dairy products/dairy-based foods and dairy substitutes, fruit products, candy, chewing gum, cocoa powder, condiment sauces, flavored beverage syrups, fruit flavored powder beverage mixes, gelatin desserts, gravies, margarine, peanut and other nut butter/spreads, snack foods, weaning foods at a maximum level of 1x1010 colony forming units (cfu) per serving and in milk based powdered infant formula at a level of 1x1010 cfu per gram of infant formula powder that is intended for consumption for term infants aged 9 months and older
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd
Notifier Address: 33-1, Shiba 5-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8384, JAPAN
Date of filing: Nov 21, 2008
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 268 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Jul 8, 2009
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions