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Major food companies not sweating FDA focus on trans fats

  • The FDA's increased efforts to restrict trans fats in foods is only causing a minor ripple in the food and restaurant industries.
  • Companies such as Campbell Soup (CPB +0.2%), General Mills (GIS -0.1%), and Mondelez International (MDLZ +0.9%) say have already taken measures to remove hydrogenated oils from products under pressure from consumer groups and aren't putting up much of a fight.
  • The National Restaurant Association says its members support efforts to promote healthier eating.
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