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.
Shopping at Target just got more interesting. Last week, the major retailer announced a new line of natural and organic food and beverage items, named Simply Balanced.
For all California residents with a hankering for trans-fats, today may be your last day to get them, at least as easily as you could before. A law signed in [ … ]