Animal Feed GRAS Notifications. Geoffrey K. Wong, M.S. Division of Animal Feeds Center for Veterinary Medicine Pet Food Institute October 15, 2009. Ingredient Safety Team. Geoff Wong, MS (Team Leader) C. George Chang, DVM, PhD, DABT Tom Hendricks, PhD, MPH Marla Luther, PhD
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Geoffrey K. Wong, M.S.
Division of Animal Feeds
Center for Veterinary Medicine
Pet Food Institute
October 15, 2009
What is GRAS?!?
the substance is GRAS among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate its safety under the conditions of its intended use
Reasonable certainty of no harm
Experts may base safety conclusions on:
GRAS status is more difficult to establish than a food additive regulation due to requirement for general recognition
that a use of a substance is GRAS
- fair evaluation