FDA aims to ban trans fat, citing public health risk

The FDA says it will take steps to ban trans fat in food, citing concerns about public health. A study by the Institute of Medicine says there is no safe level of artificial trans fat and that the additive does not provide any known health benefit. The FDA is accepting public comment on the proposed ban for 60 days, giving food manufacturers a chance to determine a timeline for removing trans fat from products.

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