FDA: NO PASS FOR TRANS FATS

WASHINGTON -- There will be no grace period for trans fats.The Food and Drug Administration will begin enforcing its new trans fats labeling rule as soon as it takes effect Jan. 1, officials at the agency said.The rule requires manufacturers to include their products' trans fat content on Nutrition Facts panels. (Products without a significant amount will still have to have a footnote on the panel

WASHINGTON -- There will be no grace period for trans fats.

The Food and Drug Administration will begin enforcing its new trans fats labeling rule as soon as it takes effect Jan. 1, officials at the agency said.

The rule requires manufacturers to include their products' trans fat content on Nutrition Facts panels. (Products without a significant amount will still have to have a footnote on the panel saying so.)

The rule has been the subject of confusion among manu

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