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GRN No. 892

Refined shea butter

Intended Use: Intended for use as replacement or partial replacement for vegetable and animal fats in baked goods and baking mixes; beverages and beverage bases, non-alcoholic; breakfast cereals; cheeses; cheese analogs / substitutes / imitation cheese; condiments and relishes; confections and frostings;; dairy product analogs; fats and oils; fish products (excluding catfish); frozen dairy desserts and mixes; gelatins, puddings, and fillings; grain products and pastas; gravies and sauces; hard candy and cough drops; herbs, seeds, spices, seasonings, blends, extracts, and flavorings; milk products; nuts and nut products; plant protein products; processed vegetables and vegetable juice; snack foods; soft candy; soups and soup mixes; sweet sauces, toppings, and syrups at levels limited to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: AAK USA Inc.
Notifier Address: 499 Thornall Street
Edison, NJ 08837
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 892 with amendments (in PDF) (11.7 MB)
Date of closure: Jul 7, 2020
FDA's Letter: At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (162 kB)