Safety & Research

Safety is Our #1 Priority

EpiCor has been thoroughly tested for safety, including multiple human research studies and in a dedicated published safety study.  The research studies help show that EpiCor is safe for consumption by adults and children. Also, an independent panel of food safety experts concluded EpiCor meets FDA requirements to be considered GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) for use in conventional foods.

Award-Winning Research

Not all research is created equal. Embria Health Sciences builds upon over 70 years of science and research into our ingredients. We’re committed to meeting governmental and industry standards for safety and performance. Embria’s scientific studies are well designed and follow strict protocols. Studies on EpiCor include:

  • Seven published human clinical trials
    • Five randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials (The Gold Standard of Research)
  • Two published animal studies
  • Two published series of in vitro studies
  • Published article summarizing multiple safety studies 

All of EpiCor's studies are made available to dietary supplement manufacturers, health care practitioners and other professionals in the industry on the Embria Health Sciences website.  Manufacturers use this information to develop explanations of EpiCor benefits that comply with the applicable rules of different governments throughout the world.


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Embria® Health Sciences combines science and nature to bring researched-based natural ingredients to the global human and companion animal nutrition market. Embria's key product, EpiCor®, is a natural, dietary supplement ingredient that is shown to help strengthen the immune system by balancing immune response.
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