FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Soy Oil

FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Soy Oil

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a petition that will allow farmers and food manufacturers to use a heart-health claim on packaging, menus and more. The claim, similar to that approved for olive and canola oils, states that eating 1.5 tablespoons of soy oil per day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease when replacing saturated fats and not consuming more calories. In addition, the American Heart Association recently went on the record discussing the heart healthy benefits of the fats found in soybean oil.

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