FDA Making Decision on Transfats Friday. Food Scientist Available to Discuss the Function of Trans Fats in Food

Article ID: 634597

Released: 20-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Expert Pitch

The FDA is expected to make a final decision on banning transfats this Friday. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) President Mary Ellen Camire can explain the science of trans fats, what they are, the history behind them, how they are used in the food industry, and what will happen if they are banned. For example, will alternatives be used, is there new science that is already taking place to replace them?Dr. Camire is available to do interviews via phone, Skype or Google Hangout.

Link to bio http://www.ift.org/About-Us/Our-Leadership/Mary-Ellen-Camire.aspx


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