Webinar: What is it?! A Food, Drug or Supplement?

Published on November 24, 2020

What is it?! A Food, Drug or Supplement Webinar December 17, 2020, 3PM EST  …

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Ask the Expert: Human GRAS

Published on June 30, 2020


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Webinar: Regulatory Hurdles Associated with Cannabis & Its Concentrates

Published on April 23, 2020

Join us for a Free Webinar on Thursday, May 21st where we will be discussing current and future issues with Cannabis and Cannabis Concentrate Products

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Webinar: GRAS, AAFCO, or FAP: Which option works best for your novel animal feed ingredient?

Published on April 3, 2020

Join us for a Free Webinar on Tuesday, April 23rd where we will be evaluating the regulatory options available for novel animal feed ingredients.

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Before we GRAS, Let’s Sharpen Our Axe

Published on March 16, 2020

By George A. Burdock, Ph.D. and Mr. Johnel Lagabon Occasionally, a GRAS needs to be…

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GRAS: Meeting the Burden of Persuasion

Published on September 11, 2019

By: Johnel Lagabon and George A. Burdock, Ph.D. In the process of compiling a GRAS…

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GRAS Questions: Why Should I Invest in a GRAS when Everyone is Already Selling My Ingredient?

Published on August 3, 2019

“Why should I invest in a GRAS when everyone is already selling my ingredient?” Well,…

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Cell-Cultured Meat: Who Will Regulate, FDA or USDA?

Published on August 6, 2018

Does the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have the regulatory tools and experience necessary to…

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Can a Food Be a Drug and a Supplement?

Published on June 5, 2018

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” — Hippocrates of Cos (ca.460…

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FDA’s Hostile Take-Over of GRAS, Part III: It Started Earlier Than We Think

Published on May 1, 2018

You would think any application of the GRAS1 process would be a legitimate pathway to federal…

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Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2018

Published on April 3, 2018

The cosmetics industry has been largely self-regulating since passage of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic…

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FDA’s Hostile Take-Over of GRAS, Part II: FDA’s Assault on Legitimacy of GRAS Expert Panels

Published on March 6, 2018

The week of November 13, 2017, is notable because FDA released two documents relating to…

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“Self”-GRAS in AAFCO’s Official Publication a Win-Win

Published on February 6, 2018

A newsletter article published in the Burdock Advisor a year ago1 described an existential threat…

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Filing a Citizen Petition to FDA: How It Works and What It Can Accomplish

Published on January 9, 2018

Is there a regulation or order related to food that you would like the U.S….

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Is This FDA’s Hostile Take-Over of GRAS or Is It Simply Establishing Some Ground Rules?

Published on December 5, 2017

The week of November 13, 2017, is notable because FDA released two documents relating to…

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Consultancy Experience Key to Southeastern Reduction Company’s FDA GRAS for Pecan Shell Fiber as Food Ingredient in Amounts up to 10%

Published on October 10, 2017

When Southeastern Reduction Company (SRC) contracted with Burdock Group to submit a GRAS dossier to…

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