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  • n. Alternative spelling of trans fat.


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  • Now, in 2006, the FDA required food manufacturers to label transfat contends on their packaging.

    CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2006

  • VELSHI: Got it across the road, they are making the move to getting rid of transfat, which is partially hydrogenated oil, which I grew thinking was OK, but apparently raises the bad cholesterol, lowers the good cholesterol.

    CNN Transcript Jan 3, 2007

  • WHITFIELD: So what is this killer known as transfat?

    CNN Transcript Sep 30, 2006

  • Importantly, consumers would now be able to discern the presence, if any, of cholesterol and dangerous fatty acids such as transfat and saturated fats, which carry a heart risk.

    The Times of India

  • Milton had barely unpacked his embossed handkerchiefs but already the entrepreneurial Coronation Street newcomer was turning Sylvia's knees to soup and Roy's transfat snack shack into a chain of railway-themed steakhouses.

    World of Lather: a month in soap

  • (Soundbite of laughter) SAGAL: You've got the transfat ban, the smoking ban.

    N.Y.C. Mayor Michael Bloomberg Plays Not My Job

  • Funny how long my grandparents lived on transfat, make me wonder if we might need it more than higher powers thinks.

    iron skillet help!

  • Finally on a lighter note anti-smoking, anti-transfat, seatbelt laws and their like are annoying and intrusive and the government should be doing more useful things.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Poll of VC Readers

  • The new EU measures would also require protein, fiber and transfat levels to be shown on labels.

    "Hands Off Nutella": Italian Uproar Over EU Food Label Law

  • She wants to undermine your parental authority and tell them what to eat: no more greasy pizza slices, deep-fried processed chicken parts, transfat-injected "cake" substances, and high-fructose soft drinks in their school cafeterias.

    Danielle Crittenden: Let Them Eat Twinkies


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