Md. Code Regs. 10.15.05.08 - Frozen Yogurt

Current through Register Vol. 49, No. 8, April 8, 2022

A. Description. Frozen yogurt is the food prepared by freezing while stirring a pasteurized mix consisting of the same ingredients permitted for ice cream in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Food and Drugs, Part 135.110. These ingredients are cultured after pasteurization by one or more strains of Lactobacillus bulgarius and streptococcus thermophilus, provided, however, fruits, nuts or other flavoring materials may be added before or after the mix is pasteurized and cultured. Bacteria and coliform requirements for frozen yogurt shall apply to the mix before culturing. Coliform requirements for frozen yogurt shall apply to the mix after culturing. Frozen yogurt, exclusive of any flavoring, shall contain not less than 3.25 percent milkfat and not less than 8.25 percent milk solids not fat and has a titratable acidity of not less than the result of bacterial activity, shall be applied to the product after culturing. No heat or bacteriostatic treatment (other than refrigeration), which results in the total destruction of the microorganisms, may be applied to the product after culturing. The finished yogurt shall weigh not less than 5 pounds per gallon.
B. Nomenclature. The name of the food is "frozen yogurt".
C. Labeling. In addition to all other required information, the label shall comply with the applicable provisions prescribed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Food and Drugs.

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Md. Code Regs. 10.15.05.08

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