OFAS Pre-Market Review Programs: An Introduction to Food Additives, Color Additives, and GRAS Ingredients

Time: 1:30 pm
day: Day Two


  • An introduction to the Federal Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) as it pertains to ingredients directly added to conventional food.
  • An understanding of the pre-market review process for food and color additive petitions (FAPs and CAPs), including FDA’s safety review of FAPs and CAPs.
  • An understanding of FDA’s GRAS Notification Program, including an overview of the program, FDA’s safety evaluation of GRAS notices, and the type of data and information we evaluate in microbial GRAS notices (e.g., ingredients produced by a microorganism, or an ingredient that is a microorganism).