Conn. Agencies Regs. § 21a-58-20 - Nonfruit water ices: identity; label statement

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Description. Nonfruit water ice is an ice having a characteristic fruit-like flavor, but shall not contain any fruit or fruit juice. Nonfruit water ice is prepared, while stirring, a mix composed of:
(1) Characteristic fruit-like flavors.
(2) One or more nutritive sweeteners.
(3) Any other safe and suitable ingredient approved by the Department.

The finished nonfruit water ice weighs not less than six pounds per gallon.

(b) In addition to all other required information, the label shall:
(1) Contain a complete list of ingredients, in accordance with the provisions of 21 CFR 101.4
(2) Comply with the provisions of 21 CFR 101.22
(3) Contain the following statement "Imitation__________________water ice," the blank to be filled in by the characterizing flavor used. The letters in the word imitation shall be the same size, type and color and on the same contrasting background as the name of the characterizing flavor and the word water ice.
(4) The statement required in paragraph (3) of this subsection shall be followed immediately by the words "contains no fruit or fruit juice" in letters at least half the size of those used in statement (3) above.
(5) When a sign is used at the point of purchase to advertise nonfruit water ice it shall contain the same information as required in paragraphs (3) and (4) of this subsection.
(6) When nonfruit water ice is sold other than in properly labeled factory-filled containers, a sign must be conspicuously displayed on the sale premises or vehicle where it can be clearly read by customers under normal conditions of purchase, stating the information required in paragraph (3) and (4) above. The letters on such sign shall be bold face capitals at least three inches in height and in contrasting color to the background.
(7) The sign required as per paragraph (6) above need not be used if each customer is provided with a menu stating the information required by paragraph (3) and (4) above in bold face capitals as large as those used in listing most food items.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 21a-58-20
Effective July 27, 1984

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