FDA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Revoke Authorized Health Claim Regarding Soy Protein and Coronary Heart Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an additional 60 days for public comment on the agency’s proposed rule to revoke the authorized health claim on the relationship between soy protein and reduced risk of coronary heart disease. The FDA published the proposed rule, “Food Labeling: Health Claims; Soy Protein and Coronary Heart Disease,” on October 31, 2017. The FDA is extending the comment period in response to requests from stakeholders for additional time.

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