Abuelo's switches to trans-fat-free oil

LUBBOCK Texas Abuelo’s, the 38-unit casual-dining Mexican chain based here, said it was converting to a cooking oil with zero grams of trans fat.

The systemwide conversion, which follows extensive testing of oil options, has already begun in most Abuelo’s restaurants and is scheduled to be completed companywide by early August.

Abuelo’s will use the trans-fat-free oil for cooking its tortilla chips, taco shells, burritos, French fries, chicken strips and

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