FDA: Phase Out Artificial Trans Fats

In its continuing bid to drive trans fats from U.S. diets, the Food and Drug Administration said it is striking partially hydrogenated oils from the list of food additives it considers so safe that manufacturers may use them without special clearance. The FDA’s announcement Tuesday sets a three-year countdown for food makers to reformulate their products without hydrogenated oils unless they have gained the agency’s specific approval...

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