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Most products in stores label trans fats, partially hydrogenated oils, etc.  They are big no nos.  So the packaged supermarket brands are eliminating them.  What they are replacing them with and what the labelling guidelines are, I don't know.  It's very suspicious to see mass manufactured doughnuts and chips being touted "trans-fat free!" like they are healthy or something.

I only use extra virgin olive oil (liberally) and real butter (in moderation, but, seriously, I refuse to make an omelette with olive oil...)  But now I see that the US has no regulations about what can be called "extra virgin olive oil."  I've probably been eating bad stuff.  :(  But, it's still olive oil, right?  Still good for you...

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by poemless on Wed May 6th, 2009 at 11:33:04 AM EST
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