Goodbye trans fat: FDA is ordering a phase-out of the last of the artery-clogging substance

  • by: MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 7, 2013 - 10:35 PM

WASHINGTON — Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.

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