March 30, 2022
Montclair, CA – Ingredients by Nature (IBN)—manufacturer and supplier of high-quality customizable and science-based food ingredients, with assistance from GRAS Associates, a fully owned subsidiary of Nutrasource, has announced today the reception of a comprehensive GRAS profile, which includes the scientific safety review and analysis concluding the GRAS status for Eriomin.
"We are very excited to see Eriomin achieve self-GRAS status,” said Rob Brewster, President of IBN. “The reception of this goes to show our continued investment and focus, as a leading manufacturer and supplier of citrus flavonoids, on developing and researching these beneficial ingredients.”
Eriomin is a high-potency standardized extract of lemon-based flavonoids. These flavonoids have been clinically tested and are now certified safe for US food supply.
Amy Mozingo, VP of US Nutra Regulatory Sciences, Nutrasource/GRAS Associates said: “Nutrasource is very pleased to have assisted Ingredients by Nature in achieving the GRAS conclusion for their citrus derived bioflavonoids Eriomin. An independent panel of qualified experts unanimously agreed that use of Eriomin in nutritional beverages at levels up to 0.84 mg/ml is GRAS.”
GRAS Associates assists supplement and food ingredient companies with full regulatory scientific services from concept to claim, including regulatory guidance and program development, establishing safety of ingredients, claims substantiation, and technical label review for U.S. market access.
Eriomin Applications Include:
- Versatile powder for single-ingredient capsules, soft gels and blends
- Granulated compressed available for tablets
Functional Foods & Beverages
- Suspendable in beverages
- Masking property for bitter flavor profiles
- Eriomin is bitter, however this can be masked
- Useful as a natural preservative
“It is important for us that we are able to share with our customers that based on scientific procedures, Eriomin is now GRAS,” added Brewster. “Through further studies and research, we are excited to see what other benefits this ingredient has in store.”
About Ingredients by Nature
With over 80 years of experience in the natural products industry, Ingredients by Nature (IBN) formulates, manufactures and markets science-based ingredients, proprietary extracts and formula innovations for applications in dietary supplements, functional foods & beverages, cosmetics and animal nutrition. IBN currently offers more than 300 ingredient variations, including various citrus-derived ingredients—including flavonoids, probiotic strains, and fibers—along with its custom, contract manufacturing and powder processing services.
About Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services Inc.
Nutrasource is a leading nutraceutical and pharmaceutical life sciences company that brings together the strategy, expertise and services required to help clients commercialize health and wellness products with strong science and regulatory confidence. Our unique offering of clinical trial management, strategic and regulatory consulting services along with a state-of-the-art clinical trial site has been developed with one goal in mind – your success in the global marketplace. We also offer a series of third-party certification programs focused on natural health ingredients such as omega-3s (IFOS™), probiotics (IPRO™), non-GMO (IGEN™), and CBD (ICAP™). All of our groups work closely with our research and development team, which is developing timely products such as POC (Point-of-Care) technology and a RWD (Real World Data) system for consumer information collection. www.nutrasource.ca