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What is the truth about Soy isolate.Is this safe to eat?

Soy isolate/soy protein is a dry powder food ingredient that has been separated or isolated from the other components of the soybeans and is safe to eat. Soy isolate/soy protein is often used as a meat substitute and is sometimes referred to as textured vegetable protein (TVP) or textured soy protein (TSP). It reduces the fat and cholesterol in a product and contains more fiber than most meat products. Read more about soy products in our recent About the Buzz!

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  1. Is it not true that 95 % of the soy produced in our country is cenetically GMO modified ?
    Soy is in so much of our food I think it should be
    very carefully !!


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