CNN is reporting that the FDA is looking into the possibility that melamine was used as additive to increase the protein content of wheat gluten. We don’t who or when in the process this happened, or even if it’s true, but its deeply disturbing. The FDA is also investigating other theories as well.
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…the investigation took a new turn today, when the FDA told CNN it is looking whether there could have been a profit motive for deliberately introducing melamine into the wheat gluten. In other words, it might not have been an accident and may have been about money.