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Cutting the GRAS List: Sugar and Salt

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Calls for revoking Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status on common ingredients seems to be the new norm for controlling excess consumption. In 2011, the American Public Health Association asked the FDA to “remove or modify” salt’s GRAS status because allows unlimited sodium in foods. Now the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is trying the same tactic to limit the amount of added sugars in beverages.

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