[Federal Register: September 9, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 174)]
[Page 54687]
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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 D3 in 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]