There's no way but out for heart-damaging trans fatty acids, and
procrastinators in the food industry will achieve nothing by
delaying reformulation other than lagging behind in the game as the
rest of the world waves goodbye.
A nationwide campaign to remove artery-clogging trans fatty acids
from the US food chain received another significant boost today,
after popular fast food franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
announced it is to switch to non-trans...
Sometimes I just love eating fatty, greasy, unquestionably
hazardous foods. But I don't like trans fats, that come as a
by-product in some processed foods, and have been linked to high
cholesterol and heart problems.
European biscuits and snack manufacturer United Biscuits has become
the latest bakery company to eradicate harmful trans fats from its
products, tying in with the industry drive towards healthier
By increasing the oleic acid content in soybeans but keeping
linolenic levels low, researchers may have discovered a way to
lower the level of artery-clogging trans fats in products such as
cereals and energy bars.
UK bakery ingredients BakeMark UK firm rolls out a trans fat-free
margarine for cake makers, the latest in a series of launches as
the firm sets to phase out hydrogenated fats from its entire
manufactured product range by the end...
ADM's promotion of two innovative ingredients at the IFT conference
this week illustrates how health awareness and regulatory concerns
have shot up the industry's priority list, writes Anthony