Hexane used in production of soy products

Ewww…no wonder soy protein isolate used to hurt my tummy when I ate it. SO glad I stopped eating all soy a year ago. But I wonder what damage was already done. :-/

Dirty Little Secret in the Natural Foods Industry: Toxic Chemical Use | Cornucopia Institute

Solvents Banned in Organics all too Common in Natural Food Production – Since 2009, when research by The Cornucopia Institute exposed “the dirty little secret” of the soyfoods industry, vocal concern from consumers over the use of the toxic solvent hexane has led several prominent food companies to switch to cleaner soy ingredients in their veggie burgers and nutrition bars.

The Cornucopia Institute has now released a new report to assist consumers and wholesale buyers in identifying brands that use hexane-extracted soy protein ingredients from those that have committed to cleaner sources. Toxic Chemicals: Banned In Organics But Common in Natural Food Production also contains an online guide for buyers who want hexane-free soy foods (viewable at http://www.cornucopia.org/2010/11/hexane-soy/).

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