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Stevia Extract (Organic)

Stevia Extract (Organic)
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Overall Stevia Extract (Organic) is of lower concern in food.

The overall ingredient concern is determined by using a weight of evidence evaluation of the known safety or hazards. In calculating an overall ingredient score multiple findings of low concern may lead to an overall moderate concern rating, or multiple moderate concerns may lead to a high concern rating. For more details read EWG's ingredient concern methodology.

Specific concerns for Stevia Extract (Organic)

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The European Food Safety Authority reports that this substance may cause allergic reactions in people.
 
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European Food Safety Authority. 2010. Scientific Opinion on safety of steviol glycosides for the proposed uses as a food additive. EFSA Journal 2010;8(4):1537 [84 pp.].
The European Food Safety Authority reports that this substance causes organ weight effects in high dose animal studies.
 
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European Food Safety Authority. 2010. Scientific Opinion on safety of steviol glycosides for the proposed uses as a food additive. EFSA Journal 2010;8(4):1537 [84 pp.].
 

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