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WAC 16-131-050

MIE approval.

(1) An MIE is specific to its form, formulation and ingredients, including color and flavor. The same formulation and ingredients in different forms (for example, powder and solid forms) are different MIEs.
(2) A person must obtain the department's review and approval for each MIE before offering it for sale.
(3) A person must provide the following information to the department in electronic format for each proposed MIE product:
(a) The product name;
(b) A complete and accurate list of ingredients;
(c) A description of the processing steps for the MIE product;
(d) A description of the packaging; and
(e) A copy of the proposed ingredient label conforming to WAC 16-131-060.
(4) The department will approve only the types of MIEs that comply with WAC 16-131-070.
(5) Any change in the ingredients of an approved MIE requires department review and approval as provided in subsection (2) of this section.
(6) The department may require another facility inspection if a newly proposed or reformulated MIE introduces a new type of processing in the MIE processing facility. For example, the department will require a new inspection if a facility that previously produced baked goods proposes to add a bottled beverage MIE.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.07.020, 69.07.200, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 18-05-010, § 16-131-050, filed 2/8/18, effective 4/1/18.]
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