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November 16, 1935

Committee on Foods

JAMA. 1935;105(20):1607. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760460043010

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Manufacturer.—  Lister Bros., Inc., New York.

Description.—  Self-rising mix, containing casein, sodium caseinate, ground ivory or palm nut (Phytelephas macrocarpa), sodium bicarbonate and calcium acid phosphate.

Manufacture.—  The casein curd is precipitated from milk with hydrochloric acid. The curd is worked and washed with water at least five times, dried and ground. The sodium caseinate is prepared by adding four parts of sodium bicarbonate to the curd (described above) from 100 pounds of milk. The mass is dried on hot rolls.Definite proportions of the formula ingredients are automatically mixed and packed in cartons.

Claims of Manufacturer.—  Recommended for diets low in carbohydrates.

Uselessness as a Special Purpose Food.—  Lister's Dietetic Flour, manufactured specially for use in diets restricted in dextrose formers, was accepted in November 1933, before the Committee adopted definite requirements for a special purpose flour of this character. To be eligible

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