generally regarded as safe

Abbreviation: GRAS
Designation given to foods, drugs, and other materials with a long-term history of not causing illness to humans, even though formal toxicity testing may not been conducted. Certain host organisms for recombinant DNA experimentation have recently been given this status.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • SAFE — Safety After Fifty Evaluation [study]; surgery, antibiotics, face washing, environmental change [trachoma] * * * safe sāf adj, saf·er; saf·est not causing harm or injury esp having a low incidence of adverse reactions and significant side effects …   Medical dictionary

  • Safe seat — A safe seat is a seat in a legislative body (e.g., Congress, Parliament, City Council) which is regarded as fully secured, either by a certain political party, the incumbent representative personally or a combination of both. In such seats, there …   Wikipedia

  • GRAS — Generally Recognized As Safe (Miscellaneous » Funnies) ** Generally Regarded As Safe (Medical » Physiology) * Giant Robot Appreciation Society (Miscellaneous » Science Fiction) * Graduate Recruit Alumni Society (Academic & Science » Universities) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • Nerium — Oleander redirects here. For other uses, see Oleander (disambiguation). Nerium Nerium oleander in flower Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • genetic disease, human — Introduction       any of the diseases and disorders that are caused by mutations in one or more genes (gene).       With the increasing ability to control infectious and nutritional diseases in developed countries, there has come the realization …   Universalium

  • GRAS — abbreviation generally recognized as safe; generally regarded as safe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vitamin B12 — Systematic (IUPAC) name α (5,6 dimethylbenzimidazolyl)coba …   Wikipedia

  • Hydroxocobalamin — Systematic (IUPAC) name Coα [α (5,6 dimethylbenzimidazolyl)] Coβ hydroxocobamide Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Rolfing — or Structural Integration is a system of soft tissue manipulation, with the objective of realigning the body structurally and harmonizing its fundamental movement patterns in relation to gravityFact|date=June 2008. The term Rolfing is a… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Vital — For the neighbourhood of Winnipeg in approximately the same location as this electoral division, see St. Vital, Winnipeg. For the saint, see Saint Vitalis. St. Vital is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.