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Health & wellness

FDA to ban trans fats

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken a bold step to remove trans fats from the food supply issuing a proposed regulation Thursday that would remove the artificially manufactured fats from its list of ingredients “generally recognized as safe.”

While many food manufacturers have already removed partially hydrogenated oils from their products, many still use them in sweetened baked goods, margarine, microwave popcorn, frozen pizzas, and coffee creamers.

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