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GRAS

[gras or ¦gē¦är¦ā′es]
(food engineering)
Referring to food ingredients Generally Regarded As Safe in the United States by virtue of a history of safe use or scientific procedures.

GRAS

A public domain graph-oriented database system for software engineering applications from RWTH Aachen.
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The GRAS final rule is the most recent step the agency has taken to strengthen the FDA's oversight of substances added to human and animal food.
The GRAS notification process offers food manufacturers two potential routes for demonstrating the safety of their food or food ingredient.
Unlike the GRAS notification process, the information used to support the safety of a novel food can come from publicly available data and/or unpublished data.
A warning letter of this type may state in fairly mild terms that FDA is "not aware of a basis for concluding that [functional ingredient] is prior sanctioned or is GRAS for use in [tea/juice] products.
Unfortunately, common use in dietary supplements simply does not go far toward establishing GRAS status for a functional ingredient's use in conventional foods.
Several advocates have recently called for greater transparency in the GRAS self determination process to illuminate any potential for perceived conflict of interest, hoping to pressure the federal government to monopolize the GRAS process.
As noted in the Act, a substance is eligible for GRAS determination if it has been shown to be safe through "scientific procedures" (animal testing data) or, in the case of substances in use (as a food or food ingredient) before 1 January 1958, by "scientific procedures" or experienced based on common use in food.
If You apply to FDA to conduct the GRAS review, then it will occur within 30 days of receipt of the packet.
Wisdom Natural Brands--the Stevia market leader--announced today that an independent panel of scientists has awarded the company's SweetLeaf[R] Brand Stevia self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status pursuant to federal regulations.
CARDIFF LESBIAN AND GAY MARDI GRAS With Manchester and Bournemouth Mardi Gras cancelled, Brighton Pride a wash-out, and London's Mardi Gras held in the back of beyond, this summer's gay festivals haven't been altogether happy affairs.