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November 30, 1935

Committee on Foods

JAMA. 1935;105(22):1772-1773. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760480042011

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Abstract

NOT ACCEPTABLE 

GUNZENHAUSER CREAM-NUT BREAD  The Gunzenhauser Bakery, Inc., of Lancaster, Pa., submitted to the Committee on Foods a white bread named Cream-Nut Bread and prepared from white flour, water, condensed skim milk, lard, sodium chloride, sucrose, yeast, powdered skim milk, malt extract and a yeast food containing calcium sulphate, ammonium chloride, sodium chloride and potassium bromate.

Discussion of Name.—  The name "Cream-Nut" implies the presence of cream and nuts in substantial quantities in the baking formula and sufficient to give the bread qualities and nutritional values not possessed. Cream and nuts are not ingredients and skim milk is the only milk product constituent. The name therefore is inappropriate and misleading. Food names should truthfully describe foods.The bakery was advised over a year ago of the Committee's criticisms but as yet has not demonstrated that a change has been made in the product name. This bread, therefore, will not

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