are investigating trans fat bans... Los
Angeles and Chicago are just a few of
the latest to jump on the trans fat free
bandwagon. Of course, LA may not have to
worry about it since a state legislator
is also trying to get a trans fat ban on
December 2006 Will Los Angeles be
the next trans fat free city? Lawmakers
are considering a measure similar to the
one in NYC to ban trans fats from
Trans fats are
officially off the menu in New York City.
Restaurants must remove all trans fats
from the food they serve to continue to
do business in the big apple!
Fast food giant
Arby's has announced they are removing
trans fat from their french fries! Taco
Bell has already announced they will
switch to all trans fat free cooking oil
by spring 2007.
Kraft Food is
gradually replacing trans fatty acids in their
packaged food products. A serving of Oreos now
has zero grams of trans fat. That isn't a
license to eat them unchecked, of course; they
still have plenty of other fat, sugar and empty
Gotta have your
French fries? Consider stopping into Wendys. The
fast food chain is replacing all of their
partially hydrogenated frying oil with
non-hydrogenated varieties for their fries and
breaded chicken food products.