Matthew M. Gurvitz

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The debate over the use of trans fats has been ongoing for years.  Despite claims that trans fats are unhealthy, the Food and Drug Administration historically considered them safe for use in food.  Many of our favorite foods contain the ingredient, including Popeyes fried chicken and Betty Crocker frosting and cake mix. On June 16, 2015, FDA banned the use of partially hydrogenated oils (“PHOs”), the primary source of artificial trans fat, unless and until…