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Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

As of 2016, Americans were consuming more than 28 billion pounds of edible oils annually, with soybean oil comprising about 80 percent of that number. Worsening the problem further at the time was that soybean oil was highly processed and hydrogenated.  Among the problems with partially hydrogenated soybean oil is trans fat and the health hazards of the soy itself, as well as the prevalence of genetically engineered soybeans. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 94 percent of soybeans today are grown using herbicide-tolerant seeds.  Read more...



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