Listing and annotation: Fructooligosaccharides (CAS # 308066–66–2)
Use: As a nonorganically produced agricultural products allowed as an ingredient in or on processed products labeled as “organic" only when the product is not commercially available in organic form.
Common applications: Added to foods as nondigestible carbohydrates and selective energy sources for species of probiotic bacteria in the gut..The ultimate goal is to increase the growth and activity of probiotic bacteria in the lower digestive tract for the benefit of human health.
Reference: 7 CFR 205.606
Date listed: 2007 Interim Rule
Sunset Date: 6/27/2020 (original sunset 2022)