FDA revokes GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils; allows food industry to file petition to permit specific uses

FDA revokes GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils; allows food industry to file petition to permit specific uses

As widely expected, the FDA has finalized plans to revoke the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in a bid to eradicate artificial trans fats from the US food supply. However, it says manufacturers may petition the agency to permit specific uses of PHOs.


Source: FDA revokes GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils; allows food industry to file petition to permit specific uses

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