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Glanbia Nutritionals Self-Affirms GRAS for 2 Ingredients

<p>Glanbia Nutritionals has determined that its PepForm Leucine Peptides and PepForm Tryptophan Peptides to be generally recognized as safe (GRAS) on the basis of FDA regulations.</p>

FITCHBURG, Wis.—Glanbia Nutritionals has determined that its PepForm Leucine Peptides and PepForm Tryptophan Peptides to be generally recognized as safe (GRAS) on the basis of FDA regulations.   

The two ingredients are produced with current GMPs (good manufacturing practices) and meet appropriate food-grade specifications. The products are processed using dairy equipment that is commonly used in manufacturing of other dairy products with GRAS status.

The notified substances are generally recognized among a qualified expert panel as having been adequately shown to be safe under the conditions of their intended use consistent with Section 201 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C).

PepForm Leucine Peptides is intended for use at levels up to 15 g per serving, but not to exceed 20 g per serving in non-milk and milk-based foods, including meal replacements, sports, isotonic beverages, vitamin enhanced waters, meal replacement bars, cereal, sauces, bakery, dairy food,and processed foods.

PepForm Tryptophan Peptides is intended for use at levels up to 7.5 grams per serving in non-milk and milk-based foods, including meal replacements, sports, isotonic beverages, vitamin enhanced waters, meal replacement bars, cereal, sauces, bakery, dairy food, and processed foods

Last week, Glanbia announced its new HydroMax glycerol that offers an alternative to glycerol monostearate for sports nutrition.

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