Yeast Extract, CAS# 8013-01-2, is a food additive manufactured through extraction from yeast, available as White-light yellow powder. Yeast Extract is widely used as flavour enhancer as it contains glutamic acid which has the same effect as monosodium glutamate in solution with sodium ions. It is affirmed by US FDA as GRAS(generally recognized as safe) and widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Yeast Extract that consumers need to know? Let's check out some basic facts about this ingredient.
GRAS Exemptions: Yes
Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Yeast Extract is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
As Yeast Extract is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Yeast Extract for long period.
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Yeast Extract could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Yeast Extract in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Yeast Extract for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported.
Reported Health Issues
No health issues about Yeast Extract reported up to now.
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