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FDA debates on regulating certain trans fats
Crackers, ice cream, doughnuts and even microwave popcorn may soon be changing if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decides partially-hydrogenated oils -- the main source of trans fats in packaged foods -- are unsafe.
It's something that extends the shelf lives of products, and a cut some local markets and restaurants in Beaumont have already made.
Jason's Deli cut out all trans fats in its menu about eight years ago.
If the FDA finalizes its decision after a two-month comment period, PHO's will be considered a food additive and be regulated.
It would not affect naturally occurring trans fats.