Favrille, Inc. GRAS Confirmed Amino Acid from Ajinomoto Aminoscience LLC Now Available As Key Ingredient for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Published: Jul 15, 2010

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ajinomoto AminoScience LLC (AAS) today announced that it has confirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status of its AjiGRAS-Leucine, meeting the safety standards demanded by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As the only formulation of Leucine currently with FDA acknowledged GRAS status, Ajinomoto’s AjiGRAS-Leucine is the first amino acid to be allowed as an ingredient for use in conventional foods like non-milk and milk based meal replacements, sports and isotonic beverages, vitamin enhanced waters, and meal replacement bars, at levels of 0.5 to 3 grams per serving.

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