KSM-66® ashwagandha from Ixoreal Biomed is now self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) based on a critical evaluation and acceptance of an independent expert panel. KSM-66 can now be utilized as a food ingredient for cereals, cereal bars, candies, chewing gum, cookies/biscuits and type I beverages.
“A significant amount of work was completed to ensure that KSM-66 met the highest standards related to the self-affirmed GRAS determination,” said Kartikeya Baldwa, director for Ixoreal Biomed. “We’re extremely pleased that functional food and beverage manufacturers can now incorporate KSM-66 Ashwagandha into their products. We’re already excited with the interest we’ve had from these companies.”