Trans Fatty Acids

EU margarine industry sets stricter trans fat standards

EU margarine industry sets stricter trans fat standards

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The trade association representing margarine and vegetable fats makers in the EU has tightened its Code of Conduct for the third time since 1995, in an effort to reduce trans fat levels in foods and fats at retail.

Trans Fats: A Farewell to Harm

Weekly Comment

Trans Fats: A Farewell to Harm

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.

Trans fats on the way out?

Trans fats on the way out?

Last year Denmark became the first country in the world to ban
trans fats from food products over fears these hydrogenated fats
could contribute to heart disease. While the EU has yet to reach a
position on the labelling of these...

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