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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:06 AM

What is the technical defiintion of highly refined oil?

how would I know if my oil is refined enough to be exempt from allergen decleartion?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:17 AM

The FDA does not actually define what a highly refined oil is.

 

Basically highly refined oils are edible oils "resulting from a process that involves de-gumming, neutralizing, bleaching and deodorizing the oils extracted from plant-based starting materials such as soybeans and peanuts".

 

If you have any questions about the process or the allergen status of oils you may use, I would contact the manufacturer.

 

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