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Product Description

ANISE SEED WHOLE
PRODUCT: This is the dried, ripe fruit of Pimpinella anisum L., an annual herb of the Parsley family.
PACKAGING: Generic food packaging with labels easily removed. Metal, glass, brittle plastic and ceramics  may not be used as part of the packaging material; packaging shall not be sealed with staples.
LABELING:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
COLOR: Greenish gray
AROMA: Licorice-like
TASTE: Licorice-like
FOREIGN SEEDS: 1.0% Max.
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
MOISTURE: 9.0% Max. (ASTA 2.0)
TOTAL ASH: 9.0% Max. (ASTA 3.0)
ACID INSOLUBLE ASH: 1.0% Max. (ASTA 4.0)
STEAM VOLATILE OIL: 1.5% Min. (ASTA 5.0)MICROBIOLOGY:
UNTREATED

  • AEROBIC PLATE COUNT : 2,000,000 cfu/gm Max. (FDA BAM)
  • E-COLI: Negative or <10 cfu/gm (FDA BAM)
  • SALMONELLA : Negative / 25 gm (FDA BAM)
  • COLIFORM: 2,500 cfu/gm Max. (FDA BAM)
  • YEAST/MOLD: 5,000 cfu/gm Max. (FDA BAM)
    ETHYLENE OXIDE
  • AEROBIC PLATE COUNT: <100,000 cfu/gm (FDA BAM)
  • E-COLI: Negative or <10 cfu/gm (FDA BAM)
  • SALMONELLA: Negative / 750 gm (FDA BAM)
  • COLIFORM: <10 cfu/gm (FDA BAM)
  • YEAST/MOLD: <100 cfu/gm (FDA BAM)