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The Science That Supports GRAS

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">The GRAS (generally recognized as safe) process is completed before the public and provides a unique system of checks and balances to keep the U.S. food supply extremely safe.</p>

Claire Kruger, Ph.D., president, Spherix Consulting, explains the role of risk assessment in the GRAS (generally regarded as safe) determination. GRAS is a powerful and unique form of risk assessment because the supporting published data are transparent to the public and experts must reach a consensus on safety. Consumer access to the GRAS process makes this one of the most powerful tools to keep the U.S. food supply safe.

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