Latest Margarine Stories

2010-05-27 13:23:40

Scientists have found that most food manufacturers and restaurants did not just swap one bad ingredient for another when they trimmed artery-clogging trans fats from products and menus.

2010-05-21 08:14:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Flow Technology segment has been awarded a contract valued at over $10 million to custom design and install a fully automated, continuous margarine and butter processing system at the new Tine Jaeren plant in southwest Norway.

2010-03-24 09:13:17

Women whose diets are rich in foods containing Omega-3 oils might be less likely to develop endometriosis, while those whose diets are heavily laden with trans fats might be more likely to develop the debilitating condition.

2010-03-09 07:00:00

Montefiore Nutritionist Explains How to Uncover Hidden Trans Fats and Protect Your Heart NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food labels can be confusing, even for the most health-conscious consumer.

2010-02-18 10:27:39

Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, mutagenic aldehydes and particulate matter during pan-frying of beefsteak.

2010-02-02 16:34:50

Simple ways teens can combat high cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease; initiate small incremental changes during American Heart Month.

2009-09-03 10:56:44

"I request to ban trans fats from the American diet."

2009-07-27 12:54:32

Unilever intends to remove all artificial trans fats from all its soft-spread margarine brands, the Dutch consumer giant said Monday. The move, affecting well-known brands such as I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and Shedd's Spread Country Crock, will begin next month and end by 2010's second quarter, the company said. The change signals how serious the marketing and technology battle about trans fats in foods has become, said USA Today, which first reported Unilever's plans. Shoppers...

2009-06-16 10:50:00

Partially hydrogenated vegetable oils in processed foods contain trans fatty acids that interfere with the regulation of blood flow. A new report reveals a new way in which these "trans fats" gum up the cellular machinery that keeps blood moving through arteries and veins.

2009-04-30 06:45:39

A new study suggests that an increase in the number of news stories describing the health risks of trans fats seem to be affecting the nation’s shopping habits.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.