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CIR Tackles Growing Natural Workload Against Backdrop Of Widely Held Safety Assumptions

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CIR’s Expert Panel reached tentative safe conclusions for a number of naturally derived ingredients at its December meeting, while identifying data deficiencies for others. In his post-meeting report, Executive Director Bart Heldreth highlights recent commentaries in scientific journals defying the notion that natural is necessarily safe and lauding CIR as the preeminent ingredient safety authority.

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