[Title 21 CFR 137.235]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - April 1, 1996 Edition]
[Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS]
[Chapter I - FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES--CONTINUED]
[Subchapter B - FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION]
[Part 137 - CEREAL FLOURS AND RELATED PRODUCTS]
[Subpart B - Requirements for Specific Standardized Cereal Flours and]
[Sec. 137.235 - Enriched corn grits.]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


21FOOD AND DRUGS21996-04-011996-04-01falseEnriched corn grits.137.235Sec. 137.235FOOD AND DRUGSFOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES--CONTINUEDFOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTIONCEREAL FLOURS AND RELATED PRODUCTSRequirements for Specific Standardized Cereal Flours and
Sec. 137.235   Enriched corn grits.

    (a) Enriched corn grits are the foods, each of which conforms to the 
definition and standard of identity prescribed for grits, yellow grits, 
or quick cooking grits by Secs. 137.230, 137.240, and 137.245, except 
that:
    (1) It contains in each pound not less than 2.0 mg. and not more 
than 3.0 mg. of thiamine, not less than 1.2 mg. and not more than 1.8 
mg. of riboflavin, not less than 16 mg. and not more than 24 mg. of 
niacin or niacinamide, not less than 13 mg. and not more than 26 mg. of 
iron (Fe);
    (2) It may contain in each pound not less than 250 U.S.P. units and 
not more than 1,000 U.S.P. units of vitamin D; and
    (3) It may contain in each pound not less than 500 mg. and not more 
than 750 mg. of calcium (Ca). Iron and calcium may be added only in 
forms which are harmless and assimilable. The vitamins referred to in 
paragraph (a)(1) of this section may be combined with harmless 
substances to render them insoluble in water if the water-insoluble 
products are assimilable. The substances referred to in this 
subparagraph and in paragraphs (a) (1) and (2) of this section may be 
added in a harmless carrier; such carrier is used only in the quantity 
necessary to effect an intimate and uniform admixture of such substances 
with the kind of corn grits used. Dried yeast in quantities not 
exceeding 1.5 percent by weight of the finished food may be used.
    (b) The name of each kind of enriched corn grits is the word 
``Enriched'' followed by the name of the kind of corn grits used which 
is prescribed in the definition and standard of identity therefor.
    (c) Label declaration. Each of the ingredients used in the food 
shall be declared on the label as required by the applicable sections of 
parts 101 and 130 of this chapter.

[42 FR 14402, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2877, Jan. 6, 1993]


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    Effective Date Note: At 61 FR 8796, Mar. 5, 1996, in Sec. 136.235, 
paragraph (a)(1) was revised, effective January 1, 1998. For the 
convenience of the reader, the revised text is set forth below.
Sec. 137.235Enriched corn grits.
    (a) * * *
    (1) It contains in each pound not less than 2.0 milligrams (mg) and 
not more than 3.0 mg of thiamin, not less than 1.2 mg and not more than 
1.8 mg of riboflavin, not less than 16 mg and not more than 24 mg of 
niacin or niacinamide, not less than 0.7 mg and not more than 1.0 mg of 
folic acid, and not less than 13 mg and not more than 26 mg of iron 
(Fe);

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