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Trans Fats: Neither Food Nor Stuff

In Stephen Colbert’s recent “Thought for Food” segment, the comedian rails at the food-stapo, aka the FDA, for proposing a ban on trans fats. But Colbert’s not the only one upset about the potential loss of this extremely harmful ingredient—Fox News and The Heritage Foundation are “standing up for trans fats” too.

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FDA Moves to Ban Trans Fats

U.S. food safety officials are taking steps to prohibit the use of trans fats in foods, a move they say could prevent 7,000 deaths and 20,000 heart attacks each year.

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New York City Bans Trans Fats

New York City’s Board of Health has backed Mayor Bloomberg’s campaign to eliminate artificial trans fats from eateries, setting an initial deadline of July 1, 2007.  Artificial trans fats are thought by health professionals to be a leading cause of heart disease.

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