Tuesday 27 September 2022
Trans fat

GCC F&B firms to phase-out trans fat by 2018

GCC-based member companies of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have embraced the commitment to a trans fat phase-out in their products by the end of 2018. The organisations include General Mills, Kellogg Compa


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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