SPECIFICATION

CABOT NO FAT COTTAGE CHEESE WITH VITAMIN D3

DESCRIPTION:

Cabot No Fat Cottage Cheese conforms with the current definition and standards of identity for cottage cheese under Federal Food and Drug Regulations CFR 21 ¤133.128 and its amendments except that the butterfat content is reduced to less than 0.45% butterfat. Vitamin D3 has been added for nutritional value.

INGREDIENTS:

Pasteurized skim milk*, nonfat dry milk*, salt, grade A whey, grade A lactose, titaniumdioxide(color), guar gum, carrageenan, citric acid, locust bean gum, lactic acid, phosphoric acid, natural flavoring, cultured grade A skim milk*, Vitamin D3, Vitamin A palmitate, enzymes. *adds a trivial amount of fat

ALLERGENS:

Milk

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

This product shall contain curds of uniform size. A uniform layer of dressing will surround the curd particles with a minimum amount of free dressing present. Any excess dressing will be of thick consistency. The product will be white to light cream in color, and will have a mildly acidic, pleasant flavor.

CHEMICAL:

  • 1. Butterfat – <0.45%
  • 2. Moisture – <82.5%
  • 3. pH – 4.95-5.05

MICROBIOLOGICAL:

  • 1. Coliforms: <10/gram
  • 2. Yeast/Mold: <100/gram

PACKAGING:

Product will be packaged in tamper evident, clean, food grade containers.

COOLING:

Product will be placed in a 34-40°F cooler with adequate air circulation to cool quickly to 40°F.

SHIPPING AND STORAGE:

Product will be stored and shipped at 40°F.

SHELF LIFE:

This product has a shelf life of 50 days from date of manufacture. The pull date is stamped on the bottom or lid of each container.

KOSHER:

Product is OU-D kosher.