Separating trans fat from fiction
Author: John Luik
Article Published: 24/12/2006
It’s clear that the trans fat prohibitionists haven’t at all established their case that trans fat is dangerous. So why the ban? Is it then merely a politically opportunistic response to public pressure? Not at all. Most people apparently don’t give a damn. So if neither public health concerns nor political pressures provide a reason for the ban movement, why is there a ban movement? The next couple of items may yield some clues.