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High trans-fat levels still found in baked goods


October 26, 2016
By Doug Picklyk

Halifax – A review by CBC of grocery stores around the Halifax region reveals that trans fats are still showing up on supermarket shelves in Nova Scotia, including a number of baked products that exceed recommended trans fat levels. One pound cake’s trans fat levels were more than five times Health Canada’s recommended maximum, which is five per cent of total fat. But the bakery’s response is that trans-fat alternatives have been a “disaster”. | READ MORE