Food Scientists Available to Discuss FDA Move to Eliminate Trans Fat

Article ID: 610078

Released: 7-Nov-2013 1:00 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Expert Pitch

The Food and Drug Administration announced today it is looking into revoking the GRAS status of trans fats in foods. The agency said in a statement that the fats, used widely in snack foods, baked goods and convenience items, are a major health concern for Americans. The Institute of Food Technologists has experts on hand that can discuss the role trans fats have played in foods, and what the implications are of removing them.


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