Flax seed meal is cold processed. Flax seed meal is a convenient way of obtaining many of the nutritional benefits of flax seeds. Flax oil derived from Golden Flax Seeds is one of the highest known vegetarian sources of soluble fiber, magnesium, zinc and linolenic acid (an Omega-3 fatty acid). Our Golden Flax Seeds are grown on rich North Dakota soil.California Proposition 65 WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.