Video: GRAS Status Never Comes From Long History of Use

Myth buster! Listen to Neal Fortin's 2-minute explainer on why GRAS status never comes from long history of use.

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Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) & Long History of Use

It is a myth that long history of use can create GRAS, generally recognized as safe, status. Only the strong consensus of scientific experts in the field can confer GRAS status.

Watch this 2-minute video of Neal Fortin, Director of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, as he settles the issue for anyone in doubt:


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