Trans Fat Banned Under New FDA Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration announced today it will take steps to curb the use of partially hydrogenated oils from processed foods. The Agency proposed a new rule that would deem PHOs, a primary source of trans fat, no longer generally recognized as safe (GRAS). GRAS is a legal standard to determine the safety of food additives.

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Marc Sanchez

Marc Sanchez

Marc is dedicated to helping his clients navigate the complex world of FDA and USDA legislation. He represents FDA-regulated companies in the food, dietary supplement, beverage, cosmetic, medical device, and drug industries.

Marc is the author of two textbooks and a lecturer at Northeastern University. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the D.C. Bar Association.

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