PUREFRUIT™ Monk Fruit Extract does not contribute any calories at typical use levels.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a letter of no questions to BioVittorias submission for GRAS (generally recognized as safe) in January 2010, permitting the use of monk fruit extract as a sweetener and as a flavour enhancer. This product meets the requirements of the GRAS notice GRN 000301. PUREFRUIT™ Monk Fruit Extract also complies with the GRN 359 for monk fruit sweetener, which also was issued a letter of no questions from the US FDA.
It is Kosher and Halal Certified, and non GM.
No. It is a no-calorie sweetener and does not raise blood glucose.