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Phytosterols awarded GRAS designation for numerous uses

An FDA letter, dated June 24, awarded a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) designation for the use of phytosterols and phytosterol esters as ingredients in baked goods and baking mixes; beverages and beverage bases; breakfast cereals; cheeses; coffee and tea; condiments and relishes; dairy product analogs; egg products; fats and oils; fish products; frozen dairy desserts and mixes; grain products and pastas; gravies and sauces; hard candy; soft candy; herbs, seeds, spices , seasonings, blends, extracts and flavorings.


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