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GRN No. 320

Palm oil-derived carotenoids with β-carotene, α-carotene, γ-carotene, and lycopene

Intended Use: Use in medical foods at a level of 180 milligrams of β-carotene per day
Ingredient in fats and oils, and margarine; canned green peas, canned mangoes, and mayonnaise; meatless bouillons and consommé; picked cucumber; baked goods, bread, rolls, and cakes; meatless soups and soup mixes; baking mixes, cookies, crackers, and salty snacks; grain products (such as pastas or rice dishes); ready-to-eat cereals; frozen dairy desserts and mixes, ice cream and mixes; processed fruits, juices, juice drinks, and punches; meatless meat products (soy-based imitation meat); processed vegetables, juices; sweet sauces, toppings, syrups; egg substitute products (imitation egg products); soft drink (orange drink type only); granola bars, cereal bars; meal replacement shakes and mixes, functional beverages
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Malaysian Palm Oil Board TAS America
Notifier Address: 3516 International Court, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
Date of filing: Feb 1, 2010
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 320 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Sep 3, 2010
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions; some uses may require a color additive listing