Trans fat awareness has little effect on patrons’ eating habits

Trans fat awareness has little effect on patrons’ eating habits

Growing concern about trans fat in foods has several legislatures and foodservice operators taking swift action to ban the substance, but consumers still are not making dining choices based on the potentially harmful fat.

While consumers say that they are more aware and concerned about trans fat, so far that concern has not motivated them to eliminate it from their diets—especially when dining out, according to a recent survey by The NPD Group, a Port Washington, N.Y.-based global mar

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