GRAS

abbreviation

Definition of GRAS

generally recognized as safe; generally regarded as safe

Medical Dictionary

GRAS

abbreviation

medical Definition of GRAS

generally recognized as safe
  • The federal Food and Drug Administration does not require companies to disclose the ingredients of their color or flavor additives so long as all the chemicals in them are considered by the agency to be GRAS (“generally recognized as safe”).
  • —Eric SchlosserThe AtlanticJanuary 2001

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