- By Dana Sparks
FDA: Cutting Trans Fats out of Processed Foods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made a preliminary determination that "partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food." Read the full FDA news release.
Journalists: Video and audio sound bites with Dr. Hensrud are available in the downloads.
Dr. Hensrud is chair of the Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition at Mayo Clinic.