Interesting news – the questionable labeling and heart health claims of soy (the#1 GMO ingredient) may soon end!
FDA PROPOSES NIXING SOY HEALTH CLAIM – RESPONSE TO PETITION BY INTERNATIONAL NUTRITION GROUP
WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2017. In response to a petition by the Weston A. Price Foundation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed revoking authorization allowing food manufacturers to claim that soy protein reduces heart attack risk.
“We are proposing a rule to revoke a health claim for soy protein and heart disease,” said a statement from Susan Mayne, director of the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. “For the first time, we have considered it necessary to propose a rule to revoke a health claim because numerous studies published since the claim was authorized in 1999 have presented inconsistent findings on the relationship between soy protein and heart disease.”
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