GRAS


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AcronymDefinition
GRASGenerally Recognized As Safe
GRASGenerally Regarded As Safe
GRASGNSS (combined GPS and GLONASS positioning systems) Receiver for Atmospheric Sounding
GRASGround-based Regional Augmentation System (Australia)
GRASGrüne und Alternative Studentinnen (Austrian Green Student's Party)
GRASGroupe de Recherche et d'Action pour la Santé
GRASGlobal Rent-a-Scope (various locations)
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The FDA strongly encourages companies to inform the agency of GRAS conclusions through the notification procedure finalized with the rule.
With GRAS approval for PinnoThin[R], food companies are able to capitalize on the contributions of this satiety ingredient in a weight management product.
Application Process for GRAS Notification and Novel Food Applications
If a substance is properly deemed GRAS under its intended conditions of use, it may be legally added to food without FDA's review or concurrence.
In 1990, FDA confirmed the GRAS status of Simplesse[R], a fat replacement made from milk or egg white protein, for use in frozen desserts.
Once NutraSweet submits a GRAS petition, FDA's review process should take about 12 to 18 months, Norris says, which would coincide with NutraSweet's marketing goal.
Most supplement manufacturers and their suppliers have not taken advantage of the GRAS self-determination process, often because of the added cost to product development and their level of understanding of the process.
GRAS Associates provides a team of highly skilled toxicologists and regulatory scientists delivering the expertise that the law requires in order to make GRAS determinations.
Obviously, manufacturers benefited from the GRAS concept because the expense of animal testing and the preparation of petitions for the thousands of ingredients already in use would not be required.
Some critics might feel the GRAS concept leaves too much discretion in the hands of the food industry.
To obtain GRAS status is not as straightforward as Congress might have made it sound.
Lignisul MSM[TM] has received generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status under the FDA requirements for GRAS self-affirmation, according to its supplier, Carolwood MSM, Greenville, PA.