Conn. Agencies Regs. § 21a-58-29 - Dietary frozen dessert or lowfat frozen dairy dessert: identity; label statement

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Description. Dietary frozen dessert or lowfat frozen dairy dessert is the food prepared by freezing, while stirring, a pasteurized mix consisting of the ingredients permitted for ice cream in Section 21a-58-15. The finished product contains less than 2 per cent by weight of ether extractable fat; its content of total milk solids consisting of ingredients listed in paragraph (b) of Section 21a-58-15 is not less than 7 per cent by weight. The product weighs not less than 4.5 pounds per gallon and the quantity of food solids per gallon is not less than 1.1 pounds nor more than 1.9 pounds, exclusive of any micro-crystalline cellulose used as an ingredient.
(b) One or more vitamins and/or minerals listed in 21 CFR 101.9(c) (7) (iv) may be added to the product. If vitamins and/or minerals are added, the name of the food on the principal display panel and each alternate principal display panel shall be immediately preceded or followed by the word "fortified" in the same style and at least one-half the size of the type used for the name "dietary frozen dessert" or "lowfat frozen dairy dessert" and on the same contrasting background. If vitamins and/or minerals are added, then each four fluid ounce serving of finished product shall provide no less than 8 per cent nor more than 20 per cent of the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance of such vitamins and/or minerals.
(c) The name of the food is "dietary frozen dessert" or "lowfat frozen dairy dessert."
(d) The label on dietary frozen dessert or lowfat frozen dairy dessert, in addition to all other required information, shall:
(1) Contain a complete list of ingredients, in accordance with the provisions of 21 CFR 101.4;
(2) Contain nutrition information as required by 21 CFR 101.9; and
(3) Comply with the provisions of subdivisions (h) & (i) of 21 CFR 101.22.
(e) When the food is hand dipped or sold from a dispensing freezer, hand out materials shall be made available to consumers which provides the information required above by Section 21a-58-29(d)(1) and (2), and signs shall be prominently displayed of such size and location as to be easily seen by customers. The letters on such sign shall be bold face capitals at least three inches in height and in contrasting color to the background.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 21a-58-29
Effective July 27, 1984

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