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GRN No. 437

Beta-glucans from oat bran

Intended Use: As a source of fiber at levels resulting in 0.75 to 3.0 grams of beta-glucans per serving, in bars; beverages; whole grain and specialty breads; breakfast cereals; lite cookies; reduced fat crackers; lite gravies and sauces; instant rice; macaroni products; reduced fat muffins; lite salad dressing; reduced fat snack chips; soups; tomato-based sauces; tortillas and taco shells; vegetarian patties and crumbles; reduced fat yogurt; and medical foods. Use in foods for infants and toddlers or in meat and poultry products is excluded.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Garuda International, Inc.
Notifier Address: P.O. Box 159
Exeter, CA 93221
Date of filing: Jul 31, 2012
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 437 (in PDF) (2.0 MB)
Date of closure: Jan 27, 2013
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions