Trans Fats

Food industry baffled by NICE salt guidance

Food industry baffled by NICE salt guidance

By Elaine Watson

An assertion in new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) that firms making progressive reductions in salt can simply carry on indefinitely without any technical or commercial consequences has baffled industry...

Nestlé questions trans fat labelling proposals

Nestlé questions trans fat labelling proposals

By Elaine Watson

Requiring food manufacturers to distinguish between artificial and natural trans-fats on product labels is both unnecessary and impractical, according to regulatory experts at Nestlé UK and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Trans fat challenge

Trans fat challenge

A group of MEPs is calling on the European Commission (EC) and Council to introduce mandatory labelling of trans fats on foods as part of forthcoming...

Trans-formed

Trans-formed

When retailers start announcing the removal of all hydrogenated fats from their products, how do manufacturers respond and what are the technical implications? Rebecca Green finds out

Hidden Fats

Hidden Fats

More and more products on the shelves nowadays are being marketedas healthy choices. Low-fat cereal bars are being offered as a healthy alternative...

New oils cut trans fats

New oils cut trans fats

By Susan Birks

Several ingredient companies are bringing to market new stable and hard fats designed to help manufacturers reduce the unhealthy trans fatty acid...

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