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Trans Fats

Trans Fats

Sterzing's Potato Chips struggling with product reformulation
Sterzing's Potato Chips reformulated its recipe to meet the deadline of the 2015 U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandate banning oils that contain trans fat. At first that didn't go too well...
World Health Organisation wants industrially-produced trans fats banned globally
The World Health Organisation (WHO) released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. Eliminating trans fats is key to protecting health and saving lives.
Health Canada proposes to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) in food
Health Canada is introducing a regulatory proposal to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the main source of industrially produced trans fats—in food to help protect the health of all Canadians.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer continues to innovate: Sustainability report
Lamb Weston's European joint venture, Lamb Weston / Meijer has published its sustainability report for 2015-2016. Compared to the reference year 2008, energy consumption per tonne of product has reduced by more than 21% and potato utilisation has improved by 4.5%.
Cargill offers
Cargill Texturizing Solutions is offering manufacturers a successful replacement for monoglycerides, which are sometimes made from PHO
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Bakery products in Taiwan; Many bakery products still contain trans fats
In Taiwan, the Food and Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health and Welfare is taking steps to remove artificial trans fat from Taiwan’s food supply chain.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Global dietary patterns among men and women in 187 countries in 2010
A study published in The Lancet Global Health shows that in an analysis of worldwide dietary patterns, overall diet quality worsened across the globe even as consumption of healthier foods increased in many countries.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
 FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013