Trans fat attack

McTaggart, Jenny
March 2007
Progressive Grocer;3/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
This article talks about how grocers deal with issues concerning trans fat content in food. As most U.S. citizens consume about 4.7 pounds of such trans fats per year, an amount above the recommended 1.6 pounds or less per year, the government has begun regulating the use of the fats. Many supermarket operators have been removing trans fats on their own, while some have started using trans fat-free alternative ingredients for private label products. INSETS: Going trans-fat-free;Americans trying to eat healthier: Cooking Light study.


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