Anti-fat brigade comes to ban trans-fat in your diet
ineligible to sit on kitchen shelves in homes, in restaurants, fast food joints. It is anticipated taking on the trans fatty acids that props up the snack-and-baking industry could be another onslaught against Big Tobacco.
The ICON Project does not anticipate a fightback from the food industry, though.
Okoye says a simple exchange is expected: producers may continue to produce or import vegetable oils, with one condition: the oils have to exclude trans fat or limit trans fat content to 2%.
A revised Fats and Oils policy this year will also see producers declare on food labelling that their product is free of trans fat—or if not free, the proportion.
Bobboi says the idea is to help you choose.