Renaissance BioScience Corp. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted its non-GMO, acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker’s yeast strain as GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe). Renaissance’s AR yeast now joins other mainstream ingredients, such as conventional baker’s yeast and other food and beverage yeasts, that have GRAS status. The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Renaissance Ingredients Inc., is responsible for commercializing the AR yeast to the global food and beverage industry.