[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 160_EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Eggs and Egg Products
Sec. 160.110 Frozen eggs.
(a) Frozen eggs, frozen whole eggs, frozen mixed eggs is the food
prepared by freezing liquid eggs that conform to Sec. 160.115, with
such precautions that the finished food is free of viable Salmonella
(b) Monosodium phosphate or monopotassium phosphate may be added
either directly or in a water carrier, but the amount added does not
exceed 0.5 percent of the weight of the frozen eggs. If a water carrier
is used, it shall contain not less than 50 percent by weight of such
monosodium phosphate or monopotassium phosphate.
(c) When one of the optional ingredients specified in paragraph (b)
of this section is used, the label shall bear the statement ``Monosodium
phosphate (or monopotassium phosphate) added to preserve color'', or, in
case the optional ingredient used is added in a water carrier, the
statement shall be ``Monosodium phosphate (or monopotassium phosphate),
with -- percent water as a carrier, added to preserve color'', the blank
being filled in to show the percent by weight of water used in
proportion to the weight of the finished food. The statement declaring
the optional ingredient used shall appear on the principal display panel
or panels with such prominence and conspicuousness as to render it
likely to be read and understood under customary conditions of purchase.
(d) 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 14462, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2883, Jan. 6, 1993]
Additives that reference this regulation: