CSPI eyes hosp. fries

March 2006
FoodService Director;3/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
This article reports on the scrutiny of watchdog Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) on hospital cafeterias with a report that itemizes trans fat content in the french fries served at eighteen of the nation's top hospitals as of March 2006. CSPI commissioned independent laboratory analysis of fries from the hospitals' cafeterias in order to identify the oil they used for deep-frying. In the samples, trans fat content ranged from a high of 5.3 grams per serving to 1.2 grams.


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