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UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

Updated : May 14, 2018 07:30 PM IST

The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it's aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic illness.
The WHO recommends that no more than 1% of a person's calories come from trans fats.
In the US, the first trans fatty food to hit the market was Crisco shortening, which went on sale in 1911.
UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide
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