Irish Examiner – US Regulators Move To Ban Trans Fat From Foods – 8 November 2013

Irish Examiner

US regulators yesterday took steps to ban trans fat from processed foods like microwave popcorn and frozen pizzas, saying the artery-clogging oils are not safe for humans to eat.

By Kerry Sheridan Washington

“Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not ‘generally recognised as safe’ for use in food,” the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement.
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