Leading Sports Performance Ingredient Fitnox™ Receives GRAS Status with dicentra GRAS Consulting
TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2018
TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- dicentra Inc. is pleased to announce the successful GRAS status achievement by Aurea Biolabs and their leading sports performance ingredient, Fitnox™. GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) is a food ingredient status that meets FDA's requirement for proper safety and scientific evidence. Any new ingredient, or previously approved ingredient that is added for a unique, novel use, must be an approved food additive or be found to be Generally Recognized as Safe. dicentra was retained by Aurea Biolabs for GRAS consulting services and we are proud to share in this moment of achievement.
Innovative food and supplement manufacturers typically invest resources into discovering new ingredients or new intended uses for ingredients. Aurea Biolabs, an Indian manufacturer of nutraceutical products with functional benefits, retained dicentra's GRAS consulting services and has found their Fitnox™ to be GRAS. This green light gives Fitnox™ a competitive edge with specific approved uses for the product, maintaining Aurea Biolabs' status as a leader in sports nutrition. Fitnox™ was one of four finalists at the Nutra Ingredients Asia Awards held in September 2018.
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