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Expert: US Trans Fats Phase Out Could Impact Developing Countries

The U.S. government announced it will phase trans fats out of all foods over the next three years. Trans fats are a food additive that contributes to coronary artery disease and fatal heart attacks. At least one expert thinks the food industry will continue to actively market food with trans fats in developing countries. Many developed countries, including Australia and those in the European Union, have eliminated trans fats from processed and fast foods. Trans fats raise the level of...

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