Trans-fat free foods spur soybean innovation

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requiring food labels to include total trans-fat content, many food companies are switching from hydrogenated soybean oil to trans-fat free corn or canola oils, but researchers are close to developing a low-linolenic soybean that will help reduce fat content. "We have the information now that tells us that trans fats have a negative impact on our health," said GMA's Stephanie Childs. Products that have already replaced trans-fat with other oils include Frito-Lay chips and Campbell Foods' Goldfish crackers.

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