California: First State to ban Trans-fats

In Health and Safety by Paul MartinLeave a Comment

Going into effect in 2010, the new legislation represents a “strong step toward creating a healthier future,” according to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Trans-fats have been linked to coronary heart disease. They are chemically altered vegetable oils, used to give longer shelf-life to food.

Some cities have already banned trans-fats, however, including New York City, Philadelphia and Seattle. Food makers and restaurant chains have been experimenting with replacements for the oils and foods that contain the trans-fats.

For more, see BBC News

Paul Martin

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