Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves

The EU Commission recently launched a public consultation on a draft Regulation setting a legal limit for trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in animal fat, in foods intended for the final consumer. The consultation will be open until 1st November 2018 and anybody can participate. The draft Regulation is pretty straightforward and it … Continue reading Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves

BREAKING NEWS – EU Commission willing to set legal limits on trans fats

The European Commission has adopted today a report on trans fats (TFA) in food and in the overall diet of Europeans. This issue is a worldwide concern as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have notably adopted a decision last June to remove partially hydrogenated oils from foods within three years. The Commission's … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS – EU Commission willing to set legal limits on trans fats