(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
Research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates blood levels of trans fatty acids in U.S. white adults dropped by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 — a decrease being hailed as huge
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent Monsanto a letter of no objection, indicating that the company’s new product–nutritionally improved Vistive Gold soybeans–is generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
Vistive Gold soybeans contain an
On January 1, 2010, California became the first state to ban trans fats in restaurants. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill back in July 2008, but restaurants had until the first of this year to