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

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Latest answer on trans fatty acids

Here another answer of the Commission about trans-fats. It's quite fresh (25th February 2014). It's clear from this answer that: 1) The Commission is following with great attention the FDA move about trans fats; 2) Probably the report of the Commission on trans-fats (art. 30(7) Reg. EU n. 1169/2011) will not be released in the … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Latest answer on trans fatty acids