FDA Updates the Everything Added to Food in the U.S. Inventory

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched the new Substances Added to Food inventory, an upgraded version of the original Everything Added to Food in the U. S. (EAFUS) inventory. The new searchable inventory contains approximately 4,000 substances, and includes information on food additives, color additives, Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) and prior-sanctioned substances. Additional features include:

  • A new search function that allows users to search multiple related food ingredient and packaging inventories;
  • Direct links to any applicable regulations for a substance; and
  • Additional information such as other known names, common uses, and information by other entities when available.

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