TRANS-FAT CONTENT BECOMES MAJOR FOCUS

WASHINGTON -- Anticipating the first major change in the nutrition facts label since it was inaugurated 10 years ago, the supermarket industry is getting ready to work with food manufacturers to let the public know how to interpret the newly required labeling of trans fatty acids in foods, which can start anytime and must be done by Jan. 1, 2006.Trans fats is the third-highest food-safety concern

WASHINGTON -- Anticipating the first major change in the nutrition facts label since it was inaugurated 10 years ago, the supermarket industry is getting ready to work with food manufacturers to let the public know how to interpret the newly required labeling of trans fatty acids in foods, which can start anytime and must be done by Jan. 1, 2006.

Trans fats is the third-highest food-safety concern tracked by the NPD Group, a market research firm based in Port Washington, N.Y. Harry Ba

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