Food additive petitions: Kraft Foods Global, Inc.,


[Federal Register: September 9, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 174)]


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Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. 2004F-0374]

Kraft Foods Global, Inc.; Filing of Food Additive Petition

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that Kraft Foods Global, Inc., has filed a petition proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to permit the use of vitamin D3 in cheese and cheese products at a level above that currently allowed by the regulations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith L. Kidwell, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-265), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, 202-418-3354.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (sec. 409(b)(5) (21 U.S.C. 348(b)(5))), notice is given that a food additive petition (FAP No. 4A4758) has been filed by Kraft Foods Global, Inc., c/o Hogan and Hartson, 555 13th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004. The petition proposes to amend the food additive regulations in Sec. 172.380 Vitamin D3 (21 CFR 172.380) to permit the use of vitamin D3in cheese and cheese products at a level above that permitted under Sec. 184.1950 Vitamin D (21 CFR 184.1950).

The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.32(k) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.

Dated: August 9, 2004. Laura M. Tarantino, Director, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

[FR Doc. 04-20473 Filed 9-8-04; 8:45 am]