June 16, 2015

FDA bans hydrogenated oils from American food supply

In a final move to ban trans fats from the American food supply, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday removed hydrogenated oils from its list of food additives that may be used by food manufacturers without special clearance because they are considered safe to consume.

The FDA's announcement sets a three-year time clock on food manufacturers to remove hydrogenated oils completely... Read more.

LA Times

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U.S. Bans Trans Fat (video) - Bloomberg
The FDA takes step to remove artificial trans fats in processed foods - FDA

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