Acidified Foods

Acidified foods are low-acid foods to which acid(s) or acid food(s) are added and which has a finished equilibrium pH of 4.6 or below and a water activity (aw) greater than 0.85. All commercial processors of acidified foods located in the United States and processors of other countries who export acidified food products into the United States must register their processing plants with FDA. Jams, jellies and preserves are excluded from the general definition of acidified foods.

Sample list of Acidified Foods require FDA facility registration

These are not complete list of acidified foods which require FDA facility registration and process filing.

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