FDA: These are foods that might have trans fats in them

Citing health concerns, the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday a proposal to eliminate trans fats from food products, including certain types of frozen burgers, microwave popcorn, frostings and more. (Reuters)
November 7, 2013

Trans fats may be found in foods like these, according to the Food and Drug Administration:

— Cookies, crackers, cakes, muffins, pie crusts, pizza dough, and some breads like hamburger buns.

— Hard margarine (stick margarine) and vegetable shortening.

— Pre-mixed products (cake mix, pancake mix, and chocolate drink mix).

— Fried foods (doughnuts, French fries, fried chicken including chicken nuggets, and hard taco shells).

— Snack foods (potato, corn, and tortilla chips; candy; packaged or microwave popcorn).

Source: Department of Agriculture

Continue reading
Show Comments
Most Read National



Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters