Sabinsa Corp. Awarded Gras StatusSabinsa Corp. Awarded Gras Status
April 9, 2008
PISCATAWAY, N.J.—Sabinsa (Sabinsa.com) announced Selenium SeLECT®, the company's branded L-(+)-Selenomethionine compound, received GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) designation after an intensive review of safety and toxicology data by an independent panel of scientists assembled by Soni & Associates Inc. This GRAS status allows for Selenium SeLECT to be used in a variety of food and beverage applications including yogurt, flavored milk, pudding, bread, cookies, pasta, cereal, oils, candies, water, beverages, tea, herbs and other natural blends.
"As consumers continue to embrace functional foods and beverages as a major component of a healthy lifestyle, manufacturers are searching for safe and efficacious ingredients to improve the nutritional profile of their finished products," stated Muhammed Majeed, Ph.D., managing director and CEO, Sabinsa.
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