10.15.05.14

.14 Dietary Frozen Dessert or Lowfat Frozen Dairy Desserts.

A. Description.

(1) 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 Regulation .01-1 of this chapter. The finished product contains less than 2 percent by weight of ether extractable fat: its content of total milk solids is not less than 7 percent by weight. The product weighs no less than 4.5 pounds per gallon and the quantity of food solids per gallon is not less than 1.1 pounds or more than 1.9 pounds, exclusive of any microcrystalline cellulose used as an ingredient.

(2) One or more vitamins or minerals, or both, prescribed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Food and Drugs, Part 101.9 may be added to the product. If vitamins or minerals, or both, are added, each 4-fluid-ounce serving of finished product shall provide not less than 8 percent or more than 20 percent of the U. S. Recommended Daily Allowance of these vitamins or minerals, or both.

(3) Dietary frozen dessert or lowfat frozen dairy dessert may be sold in properly labeled factory-filled containers, except it may be sold directly from a dispensing freezer at the time of a direct request from a customer. When sold directly from a dispensing freezer, each container shall be labeled with the name of the product and with the name of the product and with nutritional and ingredient information as prescribed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Food and Drugs.

B. Nomenclature. The name of the food is "dietary frozen dessert" or "lowfat frozen dairy dessert".

C. Labeling.

(1) If vitamins or minerals, or both, 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.

(2) 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.