Rebaudioside D and F Now GRAS Approved

FDA has issued a 'no objections' GRAS approval for SG95, a new stevia product from PureCircle (Oak Brook, IL). The product...s GRAS approval not only covers seven previously GRAS-approved steviol glycosides, but also two new steviol glycosides, Rebaudioside D and F, contained in SG95'”the first time the two glycosides have been GRAS approved.

SG95 is ideally suited for applications combining both sugar and stevia, says PureCircle'”products marketed for partial caloric reduction. The company is preparing for immediate commercialization. The company also markets its high-purity Reb A 97 stevia product.

'Expanded use of sweet glycosides from the stevia plant provides both formulation and economic benefits to our customers,' says Magomet Malsagov, PureCircle...s CEO and managing director.

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