Tag: partially hydrogenated oils

FDA Moves to Ban Trans Fats: Food Industry Miffed, Food Blogger Unimpressed

In a day-late-dollar-short sort of revelation, the FDA announced this week that trans fats ‘are not generally recognized as safe for use in food.’ That’s nice and everything — thanks guys, better late than never! — but let’s talk about why retroactive regulation fails any meaningful food safety goals, and (while we’re at it) why removing trans fats won’t solve the problems that processed food continues to bring to the table.