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GRN No. 378

Cultured [dairy sources, sugars, wheat, malt, and fruit- and vegetable-based sources] fermented by [Streptococcus thermophilus, Bacillus coagulans, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus sakei, Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Proprionibacterium freudenreichii subsp. shermanii or mixtures of these strains]

Intended Use: As antimicrobial agents in a variety of food categories typically at levels of 0.1 to 4.5%, including meat and poultry, but excepting infant formula and infant foods
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: PURAC
Notifier Address: Arkelsedijk 46, 4206 AC Gorinchem,
Date of filing: May 3, 2011
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 378 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Mar 26, 2012
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions