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(This article by Susan Mayne, Ph.D., director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, was originally posted here on June 15, 2015.) FDA is taking a step today to remove artificial trans fat from the food supply. This action will save many thousands of lives. PHOs, or partially hydrogenated oils, have been used as ingredients since the 1950s to improve the shelf-life of processed foods. FDA has…