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Fluid milk (plain) (01.1.1)

Description:
Plain fluid milk obtained from milking animals (e.g., cows, sheep, goats, buffalo) that has been processed. Includes pasteurized, ultra-high temperature (UHT) treated, sterilized, 1 homogenized, or fat adjusted milk. Includes, but is not limited to, skim, part-skim, low-fat and whole milk.

This page provides information on the food additive provisions that are acceptable for use in foods conforming to the food category.

This food category is listed in the Annex to Table 3. Unless specifically indicated below, food additive provisions implied by Table 3 do not automatically apply to this category.

GSFA Provisions for Food Category 01.1.1
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
941 Nitrogen GMP 01.1.1
PHOSPHATES 1,500 mg/kg 01.1.1

Items in uppercase (e.g. PHOSPHATES) refer to food additive groups.


  1. Food Chemistry, H.-D. Belitz & W. Grosch, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1987, p. 389.

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