How the proposed FDA trans fat ban could affect restaurants

How the proposed FDA trans fat ban could affect restaurants

The FDA tentatively determined that partially hydrogenated oils are no longer “generally recognized as safe.”

A proposed ban by the Food and Drug Administration of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the main source of trans fats, could require restaurants to reformulate many of their recipes for fried foods and baked goods, but much of the hard work was accomplished years ago, according to industry experts. 

Earlier this month the FDA tentatively determined that PHOs are no longer “generally recognized as safe,” a designation necessary for an ingredient to be added to food w

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