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GRN No. 83

Carbon monoxide

Intended Use: Use in the packaging of fresh cuts of muscle meat and ground meat as a component of a gas mixture in a modified atmosphere packaging system to maintain wholesomeness, provide flexibility in distribution, and reduce shrinkage within a system that results in traditional product display to consumers in fresh cuts of muscle meat or ground meat
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Pactiv Corporation
Notifier Address: 1900 West Field Court, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Date of filing: Sep 4, 2001
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 83 part 1 (in PDF) (7.7 MB)
  Part 2: GRN 83 part 2 with amendments (in PDF) (10.1 MB)
Date of closure: Feb 21, 2002
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions