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Trans Fats Ban

Is the U.S. Finally Saying 'Goodbye' to Trans Fats?

Kalyn Weber | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kalyn Weber

Public health folks are very excited about this new FDA ruling. It's a huge deal in U.S. food policy. But that doesn't mean change happens over night. Until these harmful additives are removed from our food supply, consumers should continue to make informed decisions about choosing healthy fats over harmful ones.

Trans Fat Doesn't Stir Much 'Nanny State' Debate

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 01.11.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — They are among our most personal daily decisions: what to eat or drink. Maybe what to inhale. Now that the gov...

Industry Could Be Devastated By Trans Fats Ban

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of tr...

5 Foods That Still Have Trans Fats -- But Won't For Long

Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Good news: The Food and Drug Administration plans to officially ban trans fats. Research has long shown that these fatty acids, despite being cheap to...

State House Passes Landmark Ban On Unhealthy Fats

Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

Illinois could become only the second state in the country to ban an unhealthy type of fats, if a bill passed by the State House becomes law. Trans...

Trans Fat: Public Enemy #1

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Trans fats lurk in cookies, crackers, pizza dough, fried foods, donuts... hell, let's just say if it tastes great and you feel guilty eating it, it could have trans fat written all over it (in grease pen, natch).

California Becomes First State To Ban Trans Fats

AP | STEVE LAWRENCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California on Friday became the first state to ban trans fats from restaurant food, following several cities and major fast...