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GRAS Notice No. GRN 000290
The notice informs FDA of the view of Edge Food Products that L-arginine is GRAS,
through scientific procedures, for use as an ingredient in a brine solution to be injected
into beef subprimals, or mixed with ground beef to make beef patties. The brine solution
contains levels of L-arginine between 0.2 - 0.6 percent.
L-arginine is one of the 20 amino acids commonly found in proteins (Chemical Abstract
Service Registry number is CAS Reg. No. 74-79-3). L-arginine is approved by FDA as a
food additive for use as an ingredient (21 CFR 172.320). L-arginine meets the
specifications set forth in the Food Chemicals Codex (6th edition). Furthermore, the brine
solution injected into beef subprimals, or mixed with ground beef to make beef patties, is
composed of L-arginine and other GRAS substances.
Manufacturer: Edge Food Products
SOURCE FDA website 2010