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The Downside of Soy

The United Kingdom Committee on Toxicity in Foods and the Environment has issued a draft report on the effects of Phytoestrogens. Read it in full Here, or access individual chapters via our side bar titles in the left margin of this page.

A new article at the Australian YOUR TRUE HEALTH website gives a snapshot insight into the true levels of "Asian" soy consumption, to health risks of consumption of modern soy, and to some of the industry lies as to the correct exposure of "Asians".    Visit here

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"After reviewing the data and conclusions in the report relating to soy-based infant formula, SACN considered that there is cause for concern about the use of soy-based infant formula. Additionally, there is neither substantive medical need for, nor health benefit arising from, the use soy-based infant formulae".

Soyonlineservice is delighted that, nine years after its scientists asked for soy formulas to be withdrawn from sale as a Precautionary Measure (Dr Iain Robertson of the Auckland Medical School in 1994  "I can see no good reason why anyone should wish to continue with general sales of such products"), all their concerns have been vindicated. But we regret the harm that has been caused over that period because of industry hostility to such a sensible safety measure .  Full document available Here.


Scientists call for more research on the effects of plant hormones.  Read the following article published in The Guardian, 15 October 2002.

The dangers of soy are also outlined on Islamonline.

All soy baby milk genetically modified, Dominion Post 5 September 2003.  Follow this Link to the full article.  This article was in response to a request for the New Zealand Government to reveal the names of four infant formulas that the Food Safety Authority found to be contaminated with genetically engineered soy from Green MP Sue Kedgely.  Read More Here.

The Food Standards Authority has announced it is seeking public submissions on a draft assessment of the safety of GM Soy Beans.

Reference to a recent review of the effects of isoflavones on humans from scientists at the National Center for Toxicological Research can be found Here.

Weston A Price Foundation, a United States public interest charitable organisation, has commenced a political lobbying campaign in Congressional Committees. Mission : "to warn consumers about the dangers of soy foods, and to have soy infant formulas removed from the market-place"....and...."the two most urgent dangers involve thyroid problems in adults who use soy foods and endocrine disruption in babies given soy formulas". Read their full newsletter Here.

"Although safety testing of natural products, including soy products, is not required, the possibility that widely consumed soy products may cause harm in the human population via either or both estrogenic and goitrogenic activities is of concern." reports Drs Doerge and Sheehan in a recent article in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.  Full Abstract Here.

Once a humble bean forming a small part of the Asian diet, soy is now one of the most widely used of all foods and one of the world's largest agricultural - and GE - commodities.  Valerie Freeman says it's also one of the greatest ever health cons.  Full Article Available Here.

A number of informative articles have  been published in the MarketPlace Newsletter, Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Follow these links to the articles. Spotlight on soy - new research, new concerns, Isoflavones pack a punch of unknown strength, Soy infant formula: What's in that bottle?Soy processing both ancient and modern.  These articles are the work of Barbara Gerber, a free-lance writer and editor who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They were written expressly for The MarketPlace News, the newsletter of The MarketPlace, an independent natural grocery not afraid to take risks.  If you wish to use these articles we ask that you do the following in good faith: Attribute them correctly and, if you excerpt them, please take nothing out of context.

Follow this link to "The Downside Of Soybean Consumption"  written by Beatrice Trum Hunter, one of America's foremost food experts and Honorary Member of NOHA.  She is the Food Editor of Consumers' Research Magazine and the author of many books on food issues, including Food Additives and Federal Policy; The Mirage of Safety; The Great Nutrition Robbery.

The authoritative Christian writer, Debi Pearl, is shocked at what she has learned about soy.  Follow this link to her Soy Alert article.

Follow the links to read two relevant articles written by Susan Star Paddock for the Gettysburg Times: Soy Foods Have Downside For Health Of Infants, Adults. Thyroid Problems Mis-Diagnosed As Depression.

A new edition of "Take Control of Your Health" by leading  health writer Elaine Hollingsworth features a hard hitting chapter on soy risks. Quotes (in soy-fed boys) "Breasts appear and testicles do not develop. Of course, this does not happen to all soy-fed babies, but are you prepared to take such a chance?"...."What do the companies care? They are more powerful and wealthier than most countries and they are raking in billions from soy each year"

Read an excellent article written by Sean Carson called the "Shadow of Soy" published in the Pacific Sun, California May 15 2002.

Lifestyle Magazine, a popular New Zealand quarterly magazine recently published an article written by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig.  "Soy has taken the world by storm. It's supposed to be good for our health.  We're told it will even protect us from serious disease. But according to recent research, soy may not be the miracle food we've been led to believe..."


Soy Sauces

The Director General for the New Zealand Ministry of Health has recently issued her fifth warning to the public about consuming some soy sauce-based products.  Read more about this issue on our updated Soy Sauce Health Scare links page.

Too much soy could lead to Kidney Stones.

"Soy Sausages Not So Healthy"   The potential human carcinogen previously found in soy sauces has now been found in soy sausages.  Read the latest Press Release.


Soy Formulas

Soyonlineservice receives frequent enquiries from parents who fed their child soy formula whether the child's later development of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Syndrome can be caused by the soy formula. Here is further support for the association.  More information Here and Here.

British Government advisors move to curb soy formula milk sales due to their fear that  children's sexual development and fertility as adults might be affected if they take the products during their first few months of life.  Read the following article published in The Guardian, 8 February 2003.

New York parents on trial for child harm after Soy Formula Feedings

An article published in Scientific American (2002) suggests soy infant formula may impair the developing immune system.  Read More Here

An open letter has recently been sent to the New Zealand Ministry of Health raising concerns over soy baby foods and phytoestrogens.  Read More Here.

In their Paediatric Policy, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Health Policy Unit outlines their policy on the Use of Soy Protein Formula.

Soy and children's health: a formula for trouble.  Follow this Link to an article recently published in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Seventh Day Adventist strict vegans jailed over their child's death.  Read about the Seventh Day Adventist Moorheads Here and Here.  Read more about soy and Vitamin B12 deficiency on our Soy Toxins page.

Soy infant formulas to be Strictly Regulated.  More information available on the ANZFA web site.

More information from Dr Mercola: Toxins, Brain Chemistry and Behaviour, and How Safe is Soy Infant Formula.

The debate over the effects of exposure to soy-based formula in infancy continues.  Read more on the issues involved (

Canadian Health Coalition say Health Canada are exposing babies to serious risk and recommend that the routine use of soy-based infant formulas must be stopped.

The Australian College of Pediatrics is concerned about soy formula manufacturers sponsoring research into the safety of their products.   They caution against the general use of soy infant formulas.  Read more here.  More on the Australian Paediatric Society Soy Protein Formula Policy.

Why you shouldn't believe soy formula manufacturers.

The Weston A Price Foundation has found serious flaws in the recent soy-formula study at the University of Pennsylvania. See their Press Release here.

December 1999 Article in Nutrition Weekly: Soy Infant Formulas.

Illegal labeling of Isomil RTF soy  formulas; recent Big Ugly Bull winners Abbott Laboratories have agreed to withdraw their product from sale in New Zealand at the request of the New Zealand Commerce Commission.

Withdrawn soy baby milk still on shelves despite an agreement over six weeks ago to pull it off the shelves amidst claims of misleading advertising. See our  Big Ugly Bull Award for more information on this story.

Is soy-based infant formula brain damaging?  Read this Press Release written by David Goodman, Ph.D.  His article "How Safe Is Soy Infant Formula" can be found at the website.

Media release from Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP): November 1999.  The New Zealand Press Association have also reported RNZCGP, Dr Ralph Wiles, as stating that "Until the viability of soy products has been more thoroughly and independently researched, it is crazy to encourage their use in opposition to dairy-based formulas, or worse still, breast milk."

Soy Infant Formula, Possible legal action update.

Legal push delights soy campaigners Whangarei Leader

NZ Lawyers May Sue Soy Industry The Dominion Newspaper

Court May Test Soy-Milk Issue Canterbury Press

Health Canada has come under fire from the Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT), the Canadian Health Coalition and the National Federation of Nurses Unions. The three groups have blasted Health Canada for their failure to adopt a precautionary approach in the use of soy formulas which contain high levels of phytoestrogens.  Read the press release in which the trio call for an immediate halt to the routine use of soy formulas.  Note that Soy Online Service first alerted Health Canada of its concerns over the phytoestrogen content of soy formulas in 1995!


Soy Hormonal Effects

Can phytoestrogens have an effect on spermatogenesis and male fertility?  According to articles published in Endocrine Reviews and Endocrinology they can.  Read more in our Male Health and Your Baby pages.

All the promotions for soy for menopausal relief were because Japanese women do not have a word for it. All that means is they don't talk about them. They have them all right.  Look at this Research.  Only fermented soy products had a minor effect and that was just with in the margin of statistical error  i.e. it was more likely to be random chance! 

Genistein in soy foods alters the reproductive organs in male rats.  Read more Here and also the Scientific Abstract Here.  Read more on our Male Health page.

Soya may be making men infertile.  Read an article by James Chapman published in the Daily Mail Here.

Soy isoflavones and menopause.  The placebo can be just as effective!  More Here, Here and Here.  Read more on our Menopause page.

Three soy-scones a day lower adult mens' testosterone.  More Here and on our Male Health page.

More evidence has recently been published in the journal Human Reproduction indicating that soy reduces testosterone in the males of several species.  Full Abstract Here.

The Office On Womens Health, US Department Of Health And Human Services have also released a press statement urging caution on soy-based menopause remedies.  To quote Dr Whitehead of St Georges Hospital Medical School, London, "We really don't know how phyto-estrogens act in the human body".

Estrogens from soy products linked to Spectacular Rise in birth defects in the United Kingdom.  Hypospadias is specifically mentioned, which is a condition already demonstrated by a Bristol University study published in the British Medical Journal. More On Hypospadias Here and Here.  In December 1997, Dr Michael Bolger, Manager of Risk Assessment at the USFDA CF.SAN, assessed health risks from Genistein as including "testicular atrophy, infertility, feminisation and uterine hypertrophy".  American consumers had the absolute legal right to this information - Why do they not have it still?

Recent research has demonstrated that chemical compounds can have a number of effects on male health including decreasing prostate gland weight, lower testosterone levels, along with inducing significant testicular cell death and necrosis.  More information can also be found on our Male Health page

The authoritative Male Health and Athleticism magazine "Testosterone" has a very good article on the risks of soy to Male Fertility, Libido and Sexual Maturity.

Follow this Link to another article from Testosterone Magazine discussing the problems with soy protein.

"Excess consumption of soy or other phytoestrogens also might contribute to pseudopuberty."  Soy has been linked as a potential clinical factor in the early onset of puberty termed "Precocious Puberty".  Read more from

New Concerns about estrogenic content of foods.   See quotes from Food Safety - a 21st Century Issue, by Professor Shaw in the New Zealand Science Review.  The human sperm count decrease over the past five decades might relate to the introduction of soya to the western diet and the increasing popularity of vegetarianism - a sting in the tail for apparently healthy eating.

Lehigh University Department of Biochemical Sciences has confirmed what the scientists of Soyonlineservice knew in can cause Premature Sexual Development See the University's Press Release HERE.

Tons of estrogen in soy products are entering the food supply.  See an article from The Dominion, Wellington September 3 2001.  Soy isoflavones are the most common of all the environmental toxins.

More information has now been added to our Soy & DES page.

Read more about the potential effects of soy on Male Reproductive Health published in Endocrinology journal and the reported  inverse association between soy product intake and serum hormone concentrations in Japanese men on our new Phytoestrogens and Male Health page.

Read what the Committee on Hormonally Active Agents in the Environment (National Research Council) say about phytoestrogens and soy in their newly released book Hormonally Active Agents in the Environment.  You can read the pre-publication copy online.

Hormonally active agents in the environment, read more about the dangers of Phytoestrogens in the diet.

SHOCKING! The latest research from the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences finds that genistein caused reproductive cancers in mice at a dose level "within one order of magnitude of the level of human exposure." This means that all internationally accepted safety levels of carcinogenic risk are being exceeded. There is NO MARGIN OF SAFETY, by recognised standards of acceptable risk. This new cancer study finds that... "the use of soy-based infant formulas in the absence of medical necessity and marketing of soy products designed to appeal to children should be closely examined".  The incidence of cancer in mice treated with genistein and DES was 35% and 31% respectively.  The abstract for the article can be found here and on our Soy and DES page.

Sue Dibb also investigated the hormone hype surrounding phytoestrogen containing supplements in Food Magazine Vol 50 July/September 2000.

From Pink Pills to Phytoestrogens, read about the dangers of using "natural" preparations as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy written by Camille Guy.


Soy and Cancer

Is there a link between soy and infant leukemia?  More Here.

Estrogen found in soy stimulates human breast-cancer cells in mice.  Read More Here.

Hydroxylated metabolites of daidzein and genistein have  been demonstrated in incubations with human hepatic microsomes and in the urine of humans after ingestion of soy food. Read more Here.

Genistein and cancer, yet more scientific research supporting the link in the journals Cancer Research Here and Here, Carcinogenesis Here and Journal of Nutrition Here.  Also read our Cancer page for further information

A review of the effects of phytoestrogens on the female genital tract has been published in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.  Abstract Here.

Dramatic New Research from the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences demonstrates the Risk Of Cancers In The Female Reproductive Tract From Soy Estrogens.

More expert opinion of Cancer Risks From Consumption Of Soy Isoflavones.  And yet more caution for Breast Cancer Risks Here.

Jim Barlow of the University of Illinois has found that the estrogen found in soy stimulates human breast-cancer cells in mice.

The Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF) is currently examining the link between phytoestrogens and breast cancer.  Read more about their research here.

Infantile leukemia and soybeans: the frightening link.

Cancer rates are up, particularly for cancers that affect the young.  Could soy consumption be playing a role?

Margarine Advisory warning page updated with excerpts from two articles published in the Melbourne Age.

More on the link between soy and infant leukemia.

"You have saved my wife's life" from a grateful visitor to this site.


Soy Allergies

Despite having approved bogus health labelling claims for soy protein, the US Food and Drug Administration's website is warning of allergic reactions to soy flour in cookies. Products have been withdrawn to protect consumers. More Here.

Food allergies are on the rise, including allergies to soy.  Read an interesting article from the New York Times regarding the food allergy issue called The Allergy Prison.

Check out our new Soy Allergies page the allergenic nature of soy products and links to other sites of interest.  Our Thyroid testimonies page has also been updated to include two new excerpts.


Soy and the Thyroid

Is Soy Bad For You?  New research links the 'health' food to thyroid disorders.

A WOMAN'S THYROID ABNORMALITY CAN AFFECT HER BABY.  This should be a strong warning for young women to avoid anti-thyroid diets. Soy poses by far the highest dietary risk .This is a frequent adverse result effect of soy...namely that it may affect the offspring of the generation that was initially exposed.  Visit for more.

Our Reader Testimonies pages are updated regularly.  Included on our Thyroid testimonies link page is a description a medical condition called "Thyroid Storm", whose list of symptoms regularly appear in a readers testimonies.

Women who take Thyroid medicine may need a higher dose if they begin taking estrogen after menopause. Follow this Link to another thyroid and estrogen related article.

Read Dr Mike Fitzpatrick's recent paper on why soy and isoflavones place you at risk of thyroid disease.

Testimonies of thyroid damage caused by soy/isoflavones.


Soy and Immunity

Yet another scientific study has been published providing evidence of immune system effects from genistein at dose concentrations similar to those of soy formula fed babies.  Abstract Here.  More on this issue from Mercola Here.

Soy Online Service often receives reports of the association of another auto-immune disease with soy consumption, both in adults and in children who had been fed soy formulas as infants. That disease is alopecia. Read the experience of such a victim here

Soyonlineservice is constantly receiving reports and questions about an association between fibromyalgia ( and soy consumption .We are not aware of definitive medical research that has proved the link. However, It is an auto-immune reaction to toxic exposure and soy is definitely known to be a rich source of auto-immune diseases. A discussion and possible treatments of this affliction can be read at


Soy and Diethylstilbestrol

A review of the effects of phytoestrogens on the female genital tract has been published in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.  Abstract Here.

In recent research a four day dose of soy & linseed bread caused the uterus weights of female rats to DOUBLE. AND one slice (34 gr) of Burgen bread had estrogenic equivalence of 0.5 ppb of Diethylstilbestrol.  Read more on our Soy & DES page.


Soy Oils and Margarines

Beware of the side-effects of the soy industry's promotions of soy as a cholestetrol-lowering drug! The cholesterol may end up in your Gall Bladder.

Advisory warning to be placed on margarines containing phytosterol esters warning people against consuming them.

Read an article on the breast implant epidemic including information on the most recent implant disaster, "Tofu Titties" using soy oil filled implants.


Soy and Alzheimer's

Research has illustrated that major changes in behavioural measures of anxiety and in stress hormones can result from the soya isoflavone content of rat diet.  Abstract available Here.  Read more on our Cognitive Function page.

Do phytoestrogens affect Cognitive Function?  New scientific evidence Here and Here.

Tofu, brain aging, reduced cognitive function and Alzheimer's disease.  Read it at the latest news reports: Star Bulletin (Nov 99), Star Bulletin (April 2000), Reuters (April 2000), JACN and abstracts from the recent Soy Symposium.


Soy and Heart Disease

Plant sterols increase the risk of coronary heart disease.  Abstract here

Further evidence that soy consumption can Increase The Risk Of Heart Disease.  Read more on this issue Here and more on the effects of lipoprotein(a) and heart disease risk Here.


Soy Politics

The New Zealand Government on February 2 2002 announced an "International Sweep" of fraudulent health claims. If you feel that claims for health benefits of soy products or isoflavones have harmed you, or if you think such claims are frauds, notify your local, State and Federal Regulatory authorities. Details of the countries taking part are at

Legal push delights soy campaigners Whangarei Leader

NZ Lawyers May Sue Soy Industry The Dominion Newspaper

Court May Test Soy-Milk Issue Canterbury Press

New Zealand lawyers call for soy victims

Who funds soy research and why?

New Zealand Parliamentary Questions regarding the labelling of soy-based infant products Wednesday 13/12/00.

Politician urges safety Brian Donnelly letter


Soy and the Animal Kingdom

We have already reported on the effects of dietary estrogens in "Captive Cheetahs".  Sue Ann Bowling provides further commentary in her article "Cheetahs and Soybeans". It appears that zoo diets in North America (which are the only diets incorporating soy protein along with animal protein) is simultaneously killing this endangered species off with liver disease and preventing them from breeding effectively.

The Kakapo is a New Zealand bird species teetering on the brink of extinction.  Camille Guy  in the New Zealand Herald (September 13 1997) that the birds may stay endangered as the official breeding programme used suspect feeding practices (including soy based foods).  Follow this link to the article.


Soy in the Media

Spectacular advertisements appear in Australian health magazines.  Read them for yourself Here.

New Zealand Dairy Industry urged to ensure baby foods are safe now it is allied with soy formula manufacturers.

It took five years for "Healthy Options" to state the obvious.  Look what food expert Sue Wakelin said in Rural News March 1995.

The New Zealand Broadcasting Standards Authority has ruled that Television New Zealand has breached its code of practice in a program that featured a supposed independent nutritionist promoting the use of soy products.  The ruling raises some pertinent questions about the boundary between advertising and programme content; SOS have the full decision for you to read.   If you know of any questionable advertising of soy products in your neck of the woods please contact us.

US citizens finally get to hear to it as it is.  Dangers to infants fed soy formulas, soy and the risk of cancer and thyroid disease, FDA scientists forbidden to speak out about their concerns and the politics behind the FDA granting PTI's health claim petition.  Congratulations to the ABC for uncovering it  in Soy: the untold story.

Read an article on The dark side of soy published in BusinessWeek Online.

Is the soy bubble about to pop?  Finally some truth after years of lies, courtesy Rosie Mestel of the LA Times.

...strong evidence soya beans may be dangerous.  Amanda Phelan from the Northern Herald (May 18 1995) reports in the following article The soya dilemma.

New York Times article 26 January 2000: Doubts Cloud Rosy News on Soy


The Soy Industry: who's been caught out

Naughty, naughty Novogen.  The New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that pharmaceutical company Novogen has breached the New Zealand Code for Therapeutic Advertising.  Novogen market the phytoestrogen supplements Promensil and Trinovin and advertise various benefits of these products and SOS note that Novogen carries similar inaccurate and misleading advertising in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. More Scientific Research On Trinovin Here

The New Zealand Advertising Standards Complaints Board has ruled that an advertisement for Flora Pro-Activ margarine (manufactured by Unilever) was in breach of the New Zealand Code for Therapeutic Advertising.  The advertising for this soy-containing margarine claimed cholesterol lowering effects and also failed to carry clear warning statements that they are unsuitable for young children and pregnant or breast-feeding women.

Soy, isoflavones and menopause: just another con?  And read how Australian biotech company Novogen have been found guilty of misrepresenting scientific evidence it is advertising of its isoflavone supplement, Promensil.   The evidence for phytoestrogen fraud is mounting, the failure of isoflavone supplements even featured at the recent Soy Symposium.   Read what experienced soy researcher Professor Cesare Sirtori has to say about dubious benefits and potential risks of isoflavone supplements.

Why soy protein is in breach of WHO/Codex Standards.

The advertiser, and the publisher of the magazine Healthy Options, have agreed that health claims for COUNTRY LIFE and SOYLICIOUS (both brand names of USA origin) products would be voluntarily withdrawn, and not repeated.   Breaches addressed were advertising code of ethics rules 2 and 3, code for guidelines of therapeutic advertising principles 2, 3, 4,and 5.  Watch this space for a copy of the complaint and the ruling.

Also coming to this space: the New Zealand Advertising Standards Complaints Board ruling on alleged "hormone-balancing effects" from products nick-named "ladies' breads".


Scientists Speak out Against Soy

We are not alone in our concerns about soy the toxicity, see selected abstracts from the 1999 Soy Symposium.

"Scientists vs The Soy Industry".  Here is an excellent article written by Jane Phillimore that was published in the UK"s Observer and Australia's Brisbane Courier Mail addressing some of the concerns over soy raised by new research.

"Prestigious British medical journal "The Lancet" attacks the Integrity of the United States Food and Drug Administration."  See BIG UGLY BULL - FDA and GRAS for the Soy Information Services comments on the FDA's approval of soy protein


Soy and pregnancy: why take the risk?

More evidence has recently been published indicating that exposure to genistein during pregnancy and lactation exerts long-lasting effects on the endocrine and immune systems in adulthood.  Read the Full Abstract Here.  More soy and immunity information is available on our Immune Function page.

Mums-to-be warned:  Do not eat soya, London Metro 13/02/03.  Read this article Here.

Leading phytoestrogen researcher Dr Claude Hughes claims that a high intake of soy during pregnancy may affect the developing fetus, and the timing of puberty later in the child's life.

Vegetarian diets and birth defects (1), (2).  Soy? You guessed it!


FDA and USDA: who's side are they on?

The FDA have approved the following food labelling claim: 'diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 25 grams of soy protein a day may reduce the risk of heart disease'.  In doing so the FDA have lost sight of their mandate do be the USA's 'Foremost Consumer Protection Agency'.  Why?   25 grams of soy protein day can provide up to 150 mg of isoflavones per day!!   The FDA have no idea about the safety of such a dose even though it is approximately 10 times the daily amount eaten by Japanese and more than three times the amount that is biologically active in humans.  Soy Online Service believe that such intakes will result in serious thyroid disorders, not to mention increasing the risk of infertility and certain cancers.  The FDA decision also flies in the face of several prominent researchers, including the Director of the Estrogen base program, NCTR's Dr Daniel Sheehan.  Watch this space!

Read the letter written by FDA scientists Daniel Doerge and Daniel Sheehan where they voice their concerns over the FDA approval of soy.

USDA: big plans for soy in School Food Programs.



FAO To Review International Food Safety Guidelines To Ensure The Safety Of The Global Food Supply.

This article reports on how the Glycine Max hybrid from the original soy plant is used to make Roundup Herbicide.   So what are we eating?

We have some new recipients for our Big Ugly Bull Award.  These include Brian Strom, Unilever and Goodman Fielder (Meadowlea), and the New Zealand Ministry of Health.

UK Natural Law Party press release.

Latest article by Sally Fallon and Dr Mary Enig: Tragedy and Hype, The Third International Soy Symposium.

Soy Isoflavones: Panacea or Poison?  Here is an article published in Health & Healing Wisdom magazine.  The article is based on a letter written by Dr Mike Fitzpatrick to the FDA opposing the inclusion of isoflavones on the GRAS list.  A copy of the actual letter is found here.

This page explains why soy protein is not a "legal" food.





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