Functional Animal Protein is a protein manufactured through animal tissue extraction, available as yellow or white powder. Functional Animal Protein is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
There is no significant side effect caused by soy protein directly.
As Functional Animal Protein is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Functional Animal Protein for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Functional Animal Protein could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Functional Animal Protein in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Functional Animal Protein for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though Functional Animal Protein is not on FDA's GRAS exemption list, it's still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.
No breaking news or public health crises reported about Functional Animal Protein reported up to now.
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