The change is proposed in an appendix to a 35-page petition signed by a diverse set of culinary
groups--juice producers, meat canners and the chocolate lobby. More than 225 comments to the petition by chocolate lovers have been processed so far by the agency, and bloggers are pressing for
If the change is approved, products would still need to contain chocolate liquor, the ground-up center of the cocoa bean. But a confection such as PayDay Chocolatey Avalanche--which doesn't contain cocoa butter--would be able to call itself PayDay Chocolate Avalanche.