R.L. SMITH, S.M. COHEN, J. DOULL, V.J. FERON, J.I. GOODMAN, L.J. MARNETT, P.S. PORTOGHESE, W.J. WADDELL, B.M. WAGNER,

The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association’s GRAS Program is now in its 45th year of continuous operation. During that time, the FEMA Expert Panel, as an independent scientific body, has rigorously evaluated the safety of food flavors with the goal of protecting human health.

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The GRAS program was established to respond to the provision in the 1958 Food Additives Amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act—Public Law 85-929, 72 Stat. 1784 (1958), codified at 21 USC Section 348 (19…

Table 3: Updated Average Use Levels Updated average usual use levels (ppm)/average maximum use levels (ppm) for flavoring substances previously recognized as FEMA GRAS.

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