Friday 27 May 2016
Trans fat

Move to ban trans fats in processed foods

The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed banning artificial trans fats in processed food ranging from cookies to frozen pizza, citing the risk of heart disease. Partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of th


New York restaurants go trans-fat-free

In a first of its kind move among major US cities, New York has banned trans-fats in restaurants. The move took full effect this week and follows the city's 2003 ban on public smoking. Artificial trans-fats give french fries their

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