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GRN No. 1026

Silk fibroin derived from Bombyx mori cocoons

Intended Use: Intended for use as a surface finishing agent for fruits, vegetables, fish (excluding catfish), cheeses, hard candy, candy bars (including chocolate bars), nuts, cookies, cereal or meal bars, and chewing gum at levels up to 980 mg silk fibroin per kg of food.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Cambridge Crops, Inc. d/b/a Mori
Notifier Address: Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 1026 (in PDF) (5.3 MB)
FDA's Letter: Pending