The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will discuss tomorrow whether to
maintain a voluntary approach for food manufacturers in limiting
harmful trans fatty acids or whether to introduce mandatory
Consumer awareness of 'bad' fats is at an all-time high, but people
are still lacking key information to better understand what they
eat, according to a new survey by the American Heart Association
Despite the ban on the use of trans fats in New York City
restaurants, some fast food restaurants are still serving up trans
fat fried food, says a new survey from the Center for Science in
the Public Interest (CSPI).
A survey of three large food manufacturers have found that they
were among those who moved fast to change their processing methods
and ingredients to offset the consumer and regulatory backlash
against trans-fatty acids.
Consuming trans fats could lead to infertility in women, according
to new research, findings that are set to place even more pressure
on food manufacturers already battling to remove the unhealthy fats
from their product formulations.
There's no way but out for heart-damaging trans fatty acids, and
procrastinators in the food industry will achieve nothing by
delaying reformulation other than lagging behind in the game as the
rest of the world waves goodbye.
A nationwide campaign to remove artery-clogging trans fatty acids
from the US food chain received another significant boost today,
after popular fast food franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
announced it is to switch to non-trans...