- Transfats pledge. // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p12
The article reports on the pledge of Australian fast food restaurants in removing trans fat from their products. McDonalds, Pizza Hut and other representatives from the Quick Serve Restaurant industry agreed to draft plans for the removal of artificial trans fat from their food products. The...
- Trans-formations. Roberts Jr., William A. // Prepared Foods;Dec2006, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p7
The author questions whether the proposal to ban artificial trans fat in restaurant food in the U.S. is enough to solve the health crisis facing the country. Major fast food chains such as KFC Corp., which will convert all 5,500 of its U.S. restaurants to a 0g trans fat cooking oil, and Wendy's...
- TRANS FATS. D'Arrigo, Terri // Diabetes Forecast;Mar2007, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses the negative effects of trans fatty acids on one's health. The New York City Board has banned artificial trans fatty acids in restaurant foods. Trans fatty acids are formed when hydrogen atoms are added to liquid vegetable oils to turn them into solids, a process called...
- TRANS-CANADA TREND. // Foodservice & Hospitality;Jul2007, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p8
The article reports that Boston Pizza in Canada completely eliminated all its added trans fats from its entire menu. Of its 14 menu items, some featured the Health Check symbol thus made it the second national restaurant chain in the area to join the Health Check program. Six of its added items...
- The Truth About Trans Fat. Shock, Patti J. // Association Meetings;Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p35
The article focuses on the issue of trans fat, which refers to trans fatty acids created when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil, in the U.S. Research shows that trans fats could cause obesity and heart disease. They are banned by restaurant and hotel companies, such as Starbucks and Wendy's....
- NYC Ban on Trans Fat: A Case Study. Steinborn, Steven B. // Prepared Foods;Jan2007, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p41
The article focuses discusses a variety of issues concerning a ban on trans fat from restaurant foods in New York City. The ban was issued by the Board of Public Health in an effort to reduce fat levels. Following the issuance of the ban, food companies must face the challenges associated with...
- IT'S ABOUT TIME! // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2001, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p33
Provides information on trans fatty acids in food. Decision of the United States Food and Drug Administration to require the listing of trans fats on food nutrition labels; Health risk of trans fatty acids.
- In the News. Chipley, Abigail // Vegetarian Times;Mar2000, Issue 271, p16
Presents information on several issues about food and nutrition. Information on trans fat; Ability of French to consume diet rich in fat while evading heart disease; Revision of dietary guidelines; Details on the 21st century kitchen.
- Uncover the Worst Hidden Fat. Morford, Katie Sullivan // Self;Oct99, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p96
Focuses on the trans fatty acid content of food in the United States. Bad effects of trans fatty acids on one's health; Foods containing trans fatty acids; Guidelines for avoiding them.