Flaxseed causes cyanide in food - what are these food manufacturing companies doing?!

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Flaxseed is not recommended for people to eat by the National Food Agency in Sweden. I believe flaxseed oil is also banned in France So why are USA food manufacturers putting it in our cat food. It puts cyanide into the cat food. I sent cans of Lotus Just Juicy Rabbit to a lab who forwarded it to a specialist food testing lab and I consulted Rhian Cope, principle toxicologist for the country of Australia, the toxicologist who wrote the chapter in Merck Veterinary Manual on cyanide poisoning in animals. The cyanide from Flaxseed was found in the cat food to be .3ppm (parts per million) too much for a cat under ten lbs. I wrote Lotus about it but they did nothing. I was told my cat could eat only one can (“tin”) a day but who wants to feed their cat cyanide?! I wrote animal food regulators and they did nothing. If you have flaxseed in your canned cat food have it tested and see how much cyanide is in it. Manufacturers should be testing their product. More of us need to pressure regulators to do their job!!!
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There is cyanide in many fruits actualy. It is naturaly occouring and very small in ammount. For example peaches have it in there pits but you would have to eat over 10 peach pits to get near the lethal range.

Simmalarly, apple seeds also have cyanide in them but you would need to eat at least 200 (probably more) to feel any ill effects from them. You would probably puke before then.

My point is cyanide naturaly occours in many perfectly safe -even healthy and good for you- foods. The ammount is so tiny though that it causes no ill effects. Too much anything is bad for you.
 
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