More States Target Trans Fat

June 2007
FoodService Director;6/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of legislation in several U.S. states in 2007 that would ban or at least restrict the use of trans fat in foodservice establishments, with particular emphasis on school districts. Two bills before the California Assembly would prohibit the sale of foods containing hydrogenated vegetable oils in any schools. The U.S. Congress is also considering a bill, the Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act.


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