About the FEMA GRAS Program
  • Click here for a comprehensive overview and history of the FEMA GRAS program.

  • If your company is interested in applying for FEMA GRAS, please contact Sean Taylor ([email protected]), Scientific Secretary to the FEMA Expert Panel.


This GRAS 28 list provides an update on recent progress in the consideration of flavoring ingredients generally recognized as safe under the 1958 Food Additives Amendment to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act. For more information on FEMA GRAS see "About the FEMA GRAS Program."

Click here to view the Interim GRAS 29 list.

The GRAS 27 publication was released in the August 2015 issue of Food Technology and can be accessed here.

The list of substances, accompanying use level tables and supplementary information for GRAS 27 released online is available here.

DISCLAIMER: The user of this list agrees that its use of this document and the information contained therein is at the user’s sole risk and that FEMA shall have no liability to any person for any loss or damage arising out of the use of this document.

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