innoVactiv self-affirms GRAS status for InSea2 ingredient

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Canada-based innoVactic has announced that its InSea2 ingredient obtained self-affirmed Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status following a comprehensive evaluation by an independent panel of experts.

According to a press release, the ingredient is safe for various food and beverage applications, including nutritional bars, meal supplement drinks and dietary supplement products.

InSea2 is positioned for blood sugar control and cognitive health products. Its positive effect on glycemia can also be applied to weight loss applications, said the company.

“This self-affirmed GRAS status is yet another indication of our strong commitment to continuously improve our ingredient’s scientific foundations, both on the efficacy and safety aspects,”​ said Jocelyn Bérubé, Executive Vice President – Scientific & Regulatory affairs for innoVactiv.

“InSea2 is a highly-effective glucose optimizer which now occupies an enviable place on the market. The GRAS status will allow us to diversify our positioning by attracting a new fringe of consumers more interested by functional food products than dietary supplements,”​ said Patrice Dionne, the company’s CEO.

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