Q&A: What are trans fats?
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2012, file photo, Alexes Garcia makes cinnamon rolls for student's lunch in the kitchen at Kepner Middle School in Denver. The rolls are made using apple sauce instead of trans fats. Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade as nutritionists have criticized them and local governments have banned them. The Food and Drug Administration is now finishing the job as they announce Nov. 7, 2013, that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to the health of Americans.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger
ADDS - DUNKIN' DONUTS BEGAN ELIMINATING TRANS FATS YEARS AGO - FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2008 file photo, a rack of donuts is displayed at a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Boston. Consumers wondering what food without trans fat will taste like, probably already know as food manufacturers, including Dunkin' Donuts, began eliminating it years ago. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)
Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am
Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am.