07 Mar '12, 10am

Dear healtimie lovers if ur concern abt Trans Fat have a read.

Dear healtimie lovers if ur concern abt Trans Fat have a read.

The amendments, which will be introduced in May, will: a) Limit trans fat to no more than 2g per 100g product for fats and oils supplied to food service establishments and food manufacturers, as well as fats and oils sold in retail outlets b) Require mandatory labelling of trans-fat levels on packaging of retail fats and oils. Trans fats or trans fatty acids are manufactured fats created during a process of hydrogenation. They are found in fried foods, commercial baked products, processed foods and margarine A Government statement today said the industry will be given one year (until 2 May 2013) to comply with the new requirements, after which the law will be enforced. The new measures were also revealed in Parliament today by the Minister of State for Health, Dr Amy Khor. Danger of trans fats In the last decade, the World Health Organisation and health experts around the ...

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