GLG Life Tech receives GRAS approval for stevia extracts

July 21, 2011

GLG Life Tech Corp. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Letter of No Objection for GLG's high purity stevia extracts: PureSTV and BlendSure. These high purity extracts both contain greater than 95% steviol glycosides.

"We have received the first Letter of No Objection of RA 97 in 2010 and this milestone marks the second and third Letters of No Objection that GLG has received from the FDA and it affirms our long-term commitment to provide our customers with the highest quality standards of stevia extracts in the United States and around the world," said Luke Zhang, Chairman and CEO of GLG.

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