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US Proposes Eliminating Trans Fats

U.S. regulators have moved toward eliminating artificial "trans" fats that are linked to heart disease from the nation's food supply. The Food and Drug Administration has proposed prohibiting their use in food after a period allowing manufacturers to find alternatives. Trans fats are mainly found in processed foods like margarine, frozen pizzas, and some desserts. Health authorities say they are responsible for 7,000 deaths and 20,000 heart attacks each year in the United...

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