UN Health Agency Aims to Wipe Out Transfats Worldwide

UN Health Agency Aims to Wipe Out Transfats Worldwide Photo: KSTP

May 14, 2018 05:52 AM

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out transfats from the global food supply.

In a release issued Monday, the U.N. health agency said eliminating transfats is critical to preventing deaths worldwide. WHO estimates that eating transfats — commonly found in baked and processed foods — leads to the deaths of more than 500,000 people from heart disease every year.

Advertisement

Credits

The Associated Press

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

Fishermen Saved From Rising Stormwater at Minnehaha Park Salute Rescuers

Hot, Humid Saturday Ahead

2 Injured in Shooting Near Little Earth

NWS Confirms Landspout Touchdown in Faribault County

BNSF Offers First-Hand Look at Positive Train Control Technology

Advertisement