The Canadian beef and dairy industries have set up a new website designed to underline the difference between natural and artificial trans fats, highlighting research that suggests naturally occurring trans fats in meat and dairy do not affect cardiovascular...
There is a pile of evidence linking artificial trans fats with heart disease, so why is it still in our food? It’s time to get real and recognize that artificial trans fat is an adulterant with no place in the global food supply.
Unilever has announced that it will cut the trans fats from its soft spreads, while keeping levels of saturated fat below two grams per serving – even though it could already claim ‘zero trans fats’ on labels.
The swell of the tide against trans fats has reached new levels in
recent months, as fast food group McDonalds has switched to using a
blend of canola, corn and soybean oils to cook fries and other deep
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.
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.
Tanis Food Tec, an aeration equipment supplier for the bakery,
confectionery and dairy industries, claims its Temp Twin Barrel
system can crystallise trans fatty acid substitutes significantly
faster than its rivals - offering opportunities...
Foods high in trans fats may be damaging consumers' brains more
than other high fat foods, leading to memory loss in old age and
problems performing simple jobs, according to new animal research.
Chris Mercer reports.
Findings from a new study on trans fats in UK food products drives
consumer group to call on food makers to cut these artery-clogging
fats out of processed food formulations, while industry declares it
is 'fully committed'...
Campbell Soup is the latest US group planning to cut trans fatty
acids from its products following last July's decision by the Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) requiring that trans fats be labelled