THE TROUBLE WITH TRANS-FATS

Packaged baked goods, crackers, salty snacks and other Center Store products were put under the microscope this year when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled that manufacturers will be required to disclose the number of grams of trans fatty acids on nutrition labels by Jan. 1, 2006.The FDA's trans-fat ruling is the first major change in the nutrition facts label since it was inaugurated 10

Packaged baked goods, crackers, salty snacks and other Center Store products were put under the microscope this year when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled that manufacturers will be required to disclose the number of grams of trans fatty acids on nutrition labels by Jan. 1, 2006.

The FDA's trans-fat ruling is the first major change in the nutrition facts label since it was inaugurated 10 years ago. The ruling comes at a time when consumer awareness about trans-fat is on the

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