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GRN No. 717

Short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides

Intended Use: For use as an ingredient in cow milk- and soy-based non-exempt infant formula, as consumed, at a level up to 4 g/L for term infants aged 0–6 months and at a level up to 5 g/L for term infants aged >6 months; and in acidophilus milk, nutritional bars, baby food, nutritional beverages, biscuits, cakes, confectionery, cookies, crackers, flavored and unflavored milks, hard candy, ice cream and frozen yogurt, jams and jellies, muffins, ready-to-eat cereals, sorbet, soup and yogurt at levels ranging from 0.8 to 6.7%.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Galam, Ltd.
Notifier Address: Kibbutz Maanit
M.P. Menashe, 3785500
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 717 (in PDF) (4.1 MB)
Date of closure: Feb 13, 2018
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions (additional correspondence available) (in PDF) (82 kB)
Additional correspondence: Apr 21, 2023
Supplemental Letter (in PDF) (225 kB)