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The End of Trans Fats? FDA Issues Tentative Determination on Trans Fats In Processed Foods
Posted on 16 Dec 2013 by DLA Piper

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a Federal Register notice with its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized... Read More

FDA Announces Final Determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils are Not GRAS
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On June 16, 2015, FDA announced its final determination that there is no longer a consensus among qualified experts that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) for any use in human food.[1] In effect,... Read More