Ethical Naturals’ High-ORAC Grape Extract Now GRAS-Affirmed

September 20, 2010

Ethical Naturals (San Anselmo, CA) has attained self-affirmed GRAS status for ORAC-15M, a grape extract intended to provide antioxidants to supplements and beverages.

Ethical Naturals (San Anselmo, CA) has attained self-affirmed GRAS status for ORAC-15M, a grape extract intended to provide antioxidants to supplements and beverages. Available in a highly soluble powder with low flavor and color profiles, the ingredient is standardized for 80% polyphenols and 15,000 ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) units per gram. ORAC-15M’s high ORAC value makes it suitable for improving antioxidant activity and cardiovascular health, says the company.

The GRAS analysis was performed by Life Science Research Organization (Bethesda, MD). Ethical Naturals recently attained GRAS status for its AlphaWave L-theanine ingredient.