See larger The Food and Drug Administration will require all food manufacturers to list in the Nutrition Facts panel the amount of trans fat on all food products as of Jan. 1, 2006. Trans fats are created when liquid oils are made into solid fats, like hard margarine. Trans fats raise the amounts of lipoproteins, or bad fats, in the body and increases risk of coronary heart disease. They are commonly found in store-bought baked goods and fried foods.

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The Food and Drug Administration will require all food manufacturers to list in the Nutrition Facts panel the amount of trans fat on all food products as of Jan. 1, 2006. Trans fats are created when liquid oils are made into solid fats, like hard margarine. Trans fats raise the amounts of lipoproteins, or bad fats, in the body and increases risk of coronary heart disease. They are commonly found in store-bought baked goods and fried foods.

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