7,968,130 and 7,968,131 (June 28, 2011), M. Walter, et al., assigned to Mission Pharmacal Co., Boerne, TX, and Sterling Foods, Ltd., San Antonio, TX
Sept. 1, 2011
This patent covers formulation and production of an enriched food product such as calcium-enriched chewable foods in which at least one piece provides the DRI of elemental calcium. The enriched food product has a mouthfeel, texture and taste substantially similar to a non-enriched food product. The food product may also provide vitamin D3 in a range of 100 to 2400 IU and optionally may be enrobed with a flavored coating.