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New York restaurants nearly all trans-fat-free


July 21, 2009
By Reuters

NEWS HIGHLIGHT

New York restaurants nearly all trans-fat-free
Two years after New York City declared war
on artificial trans fats, nearly all city restaurants had successfully
cut the artery-clogging fats from their menus, health officials
reported Monday.

July 21, 2009, NEW YORK – Two years after New York City declared war
on artificial trans fats, nearly all city restaurants had successfully
cut the artery-clogging fats from their menus, health officials
reported Monday.

In December 2006, the city's board of health decided to launch a
gradual trans-fat phase-out from all licensed eating establishments –
including restaurants, school cafeterias and street vending spots.
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