SGF’s products have received an FDA no objection letter here in the USA and meet JECFA specifications as well. In September of 2008 the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) reviewed the large amount of scientific studies on Reb-A and stevioside (main stevia extract) and published a favorable conclusion concerning its safety. Then in 2011, the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) also approved its use in general food consumption.