FDA Moves To Ban Trans Fats

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday published a Federal Register notice that partially hydrogenated oils (P.H.O.s) should no longer be considered safe – the end result of which will be a total ban on artificial trans fats.  Notice in the Federal Register constitutes a preliminary determination that PHOs are not “generally recognized…

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FDA Defines ‘Gluten-Free’

It may have muddied the waters when the phrase was first coined, but now the Food and Drug Administration hopes to clarify it all with a final definition of the term for voluntary food and beverage labeling: People with celiac disease can now have confidence in the meaning of a “gluten-free” label on foods. The…

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