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Flaxseed: How Much Can We and Our Companion Animals Safely Eat?
The feed ingredient and food supplement industries for both humans and animals are reacting to the release of the 89-page EFSA “Scientific Opinion” entitled, “Evaluation of the health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides in foods other than raw apricot kernels.”
So how much fresh crushed or ground flaxseed can one safely eat? Particularly in view of the fact that many product labels and websites are advising people to consume 30 grams / day and sometimes more.