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GRAS

abbr.
generally recognized as safe (US Food and Drug Administration label)
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generally recognized as safe

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GRAS

A food or herbal additive that has not been formally evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) but, on the basis of long experience in its use or the testimony of experts, is thought not to cause harm when it is consumed.
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It is said to mimic the scent of the rose fields in Grasse, and is a crowd pleaser for fans of floral scents.
In only his third year of competitive track, De Grasse electrified the crowd of 11,168 on Friday at Hayward Field by winning the 100 and 200 meters in the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
BOOK IT NOW easyJet operate regular flights to Nice from where trains can be taken to Grasse, usually via Cannes.
Alcoa (NYSE:AA), a producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina, revealed on Friday that the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on the remediation of the Grasse River as per the Proposed Remedial Action Plan issued in October 2012.
The trip, which is scheduled for May 18-26, 2013, includes airfare, accommodations, entry to the International Museum of Perfume and its garden in Grasse, Saint Paul de Vence, Osmotheque and concept stores as well as tickets to Mouline Rouge, shopping and culture.
"Since antiquity, perfume has also been at the crossroads of therapeutics, cosmetics, cuisine, even sacred" uses, said Marie-Christine Grasse, according to whom the museum offers a unique collection in terms of size and scope.
Grasse is the center from which all perfume masters emerge, whether physically or psychically.
The tyrant's pounds 5million holiday home, with its six acres of olive groves, overgrowing lawns and decaying marbled terraces, is perched in the hills near Grasse with spectacular views over the Bay of Cannes.
But before the Industrial Revolution, in the mid- nineteenth century, perfume was only a cottage industry in Grasse. Farmer-perfumers hauled their stills into the fields, where they distilled their products on the spot.
The Empress of Canada's itinerary was taken over by the ex-French liner De Grasse, renamed Empress of Australia.
In his book, Ray Grasse deciphers the signs of our near Aquarian future by using astrology, synchronicity, and mythology.
Lolo, best known for her surgically-enhanced 54G bust, was found dead at her home in Grasse, southern France, in March 2000.