Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the withdrawal, without prejudice to a future filing, of a petition (GRASP 4G0407) proposing to affirm that the use of a triglyceride containing behenic and oleic acids is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) as a tempering aid and as an antibloom agent in chocolate and chocolate coatings.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Parvin M. Yasaei, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-215), Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-418-3023.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In a notice published in the Federal Register of August 17, 1994 (59 FR 42278), FDA announced that a petition (GRASP 4G0407) had been filed by Fuji Oil Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan. This petition proposed that the use of a triglyceride containing behenic and oleic acids as a tempering aid and as an antibloom agent in chocolate and chocolate coatings be affirmed as GRAS. Fuji Oil Co., Ltd., has now withdrawn the petition without Start Printed Page 60969prejudice to a future filing (21 CFR 171.7).Start Signature
Dated: September 27, 2000.
Alan M. Rulis,
Director, Office of Premarket Approval, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
[FR Doc. 00-26252 Filed 10-12-00; 8:45 am]
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