Gassy much?

Maybe it’s the beans you’re eating… or maybe it’s the fibre… or the veggie burgers?

“Part II of the report exposes the “dirty little secret” of the “natural” soy foods industry: the widespread use of hexane in processing. Hexane is strictly prohibited in organic food processing, but is used to make “natural” soy foods and even some that are “made with organic ingredients,” such as Clif Bars®. Hexane is a neurotoxic petrochemical solvent that is listed as a hazardous air pollutant with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).”

Cornucopia Institute releases soy report card

If anyone has any background on this institute or more info on the procedure, feel free to pass it along. Their About section seems alright, but anyone with a good PR budget can make that happen.

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