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FDA Proposes To Revoke Soy Protein Health Claim, Cites Extensive Literature Review

October 30, 2017
FDA Monday (Oct. 30) for the first time moved to revoke an FDA-authorized health claim, issuing a proposed rule, which if finalized would revoke the authorized health claim linking consumption of soy protein to lower risk of heart disease. The move came following an extensive review of the claim, which has stretched back to 2007. While FDA found that current evidence does not meet the robust level needed to maintain an authorized health claim, the agency, should it finalize the...

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