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2008-08-05 00:00:07

By Douglas Morino They've helped make 16 million Californians too fat, contributed to alarming rates of heart disease and played a role in creating what could be the first generation of Americans with a lower life expectancy than their parents.

2008-07-28 18:00:31

SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perdigao closed the second quarter 2008 with gross sales of R$ 3.3 billion, 81.2% more than the same period in 2007. Growth reflects the increase in sales in both volume and revenues in the domestic and export markets.

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2008-07-26 12:10:00

California on Friday became the first state to ban trans fats from restaurant food, following several cities and major fast-food chains in erasing the notorious artery-clogger from menus.

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2008-07-26 12:00:00

Artery-clogging trans fats are out in such food-loving cities as New York and Philadelphia. On Friday, California became the first to try to kick the trans fat habit on a statewide scale. Gov.

2008-07-26 00:00:37

Family physicians across the state today commended the Governor's signature of a bill making California the first state in the U.S. to bar restaurants from using health-compromising trans fats in food preparation.

2008-07-25 21:00:12

SACRAMENTO - California is joining the health crusade against artery-clogging trans fats. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation Friday that will prohibit restaurants and other "food facilities" from using oil, margarine and shortening containing trans fats.

2008-06-30 21:00:39

By David B Caruso NEW YORK - Making cannoli is serious business in New York. It's a dessert so tempting that even a hit man in the "Godfather" couldn't leave a box behind.

2008-01-14 09:00:34

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Target(R) announced today that every product in its premium owned food brand, Archer Farms, contains zero grams of added trans fat.

2006-07-28 07:45:00

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Food labels should list the amount of trans fat along with cholesterol and saturated fat so consumers can make healthier choices to reduce their risk of heart disease, British public health experts said on Friday.

2006-03-16 12:17:49

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Canola Council of Canada is holding its 39th annual meeting in New York City to spur interest in canola oil as a healthy food which can help trim the risk of heart disease, an industry official said Thursday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • 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'.