Brussels, 11 October – A recent report published by French agency ANSES presents the results of the agency’s study on the dietary exposure of children under three years of age to chemical substances. One of the outcomes of the report is that the risk of consumption of isoflavone genistein, which occurs in soy-based products, cannot be ruled out. The report recommends that the consumption of soy-based products by children under three years of age be limited.
The European Natural Soy and Plant-based Food Manufacturers Association (ENSA) strongly disagrees with this opinion as it is not supported by the most recent scientific evidence: