FDA bans artificial trans fats

FDA bans artificial trans fats

Companies have three years to remove partially hydrogenated oils from food.

This story was written by Jonathan Maze, senior financial editor at Food Management’s sister publication Nation’s Restaurant News.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a key step toward a complete ban on artificial trans fats Tuesday, saying that partially hydrogenated oils are not “generally recognized as safe,” and giving food companies three years to remove artificial trans fats from their product

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