Ingredients by Nature announces self-affirmed GRAS status of Eriomin lemon flavonoid

Ingredients by Nature announced the self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of Eriomin, a high potency standardized extract of lemon-based flavonoids.

Ingredients by Nature (IBN; Montclair, CA) announced the self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of Eriomin, a high potency standardized extract of lemon-based flavonoids. This is the result of a comprehensive GRAS profile, including scientific safety review and analysis, compiled with the assistance of GRAS Associates, a fully owned subsidiary of Nutrasource, (Guelph, Ontario, Canada).

"We are very excited to see Eriomin achieve self-GRAS status,” said Rob Brewster, president of IBN, in a press release. “The reception of this goes to show our continued investment and focus, as a leading manufacturer and supplier of citrus flavonoids, on developing and researching these beneficial ingredients.”

“Nutrasource is very pleased to have assisted Ingredients by Nature in achieving the GRAS conclusion for their citrus derived bioflavonoids Eriomin.An independent Panel of qualified Experts unanimously agreed that use of Eriomin in nutritional beverages at levels up to 0.84 mg/ml is GRAS,” noted Amy Mozingo, vice president of US Nutra Regulatory Sciences for Nutrasource/GRAS Associates.