Product/Service

Fieldgate Lactose

Source: First District Association

Fieldgate Lactose
Applications for Fieldgate Lactose include: infant formula, bakery products, confectionery, sweetener, pharmaceutical products, beverages, low intensity sweetener, and animal feed.
Fieldgate Lactose is available in mesh sizes between 40 and 200 mesh. Applications for Fieldgate Lactose include: infant formula, bakery products, confectionery, sweetener, pharmaceutical products, beverages, low intensity sweetener, and animal feed.

Analytical Data:

TEST

SPECIFICATION

Protein (N x 6.38%)

0.5 % Maximum

Lactose (Monohydrate)

99.0 % Minimum

Ash

0.3 % Maximum

Moisture (Free)

0.2 % Maximum

Total Moisture

5.2 % Maximum

Sediment

7.5 Mg / 25 G

pH

5.5 - 6.5

MICROBIOLOGICAL

Standard Plate Count

1,000 / Gram Maximum

Sporeformers (Aerobic)

<100 gram="">

Coliform

<10 gram="">

E. Coli

Negative / Gram

Salmonella

Negative / Gram

Yeast

10 / Gram Maximum

Mold

10 / Gram Maximum

Pesticide Residues & Heavy Metals:

Residual Pesticides*

Arsenic*

<0.5 mg="">

Heavy Metals*

<5.0 mg="">

Lead*

<0.5 mg="">


Particle Size - Alpine Method:
FDA 400A --
85.0% Through 30 Mesh Screen
FDA 1000A -- 85.0% Through 100 Mesh Screen
FDA 1500A -- 85.0% Through 150 Mesh Screen
FDA 2000A -- 85.0% Through 200 Mesh Screen

Shelf Life / Storage Conditions: It is recommended to store edible lactose in a clean, cool (<80df), low="" humidity=""><65% rh)="" environment="" for="" maximum="" shelf="" life.="" stocks="" should="" be="" rotated="" and="" consumed="" within="" 90="" days.="" to="" minimize="" compression,="" product="" should="" not="" be="" stacked="" more="" than="" two="" pallets="">

Note: Component Testing Procedures - AOAC Methods 15th Edition Microbiological Testing Procedures - Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, FDA Bacterial Analytical Manual.

* FDA & Food Chemical Codex Standards

First District Association, 101 S. Swift Avenue, Litchfield, MI 55355. Tel: 320-693-3236; Fax: 320-693-6708.