Pea Fiber is a vegetable fiber manufactured through extraction from pea, available as Cream to slightly greenish Fine powder. Pea Fiber is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
As Pea Fiber 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 Pea Fiber for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Pea Fiber could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Pea Fiber in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Pea Fiber for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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. Pea Fiber is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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