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Trans fatty acid contents in selected dietary fats in the Estonian market.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22860601     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PRACTICAL APPLICATION: Present paper is directed toward public health related institutions and food industries producing foods with potentially high contents of trans fatty acids (TFA). According to the public concern TFA content in domestic blended spreads has declined significantly over the past 3 y in Estonia. The reduction in the TFA content was achieved by replacing TFA with saturated fatty acids (SFA) (C12:0-C16:0). To shift food composition toward healthier product formulations, mandatory labeling of the sum of IP-TFA and SFA (C12:0-C16:0) was recommended.
Kadrin Meremäe; Mati Roasto; Sirje Kuusik; Meelis Ots; Merike Henno
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of food science     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1750-3841     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Food Sci.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-06     Completed Date:  2012-12-11     Revised Date:  2014-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014052     Medline TA:  J Food Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  T163-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 Institute of Food Technologists®
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MeSH Terms
Chromatography, Gas
Consumer Product Safety
Dietary Fats / analysis*
Food Handling / methods*
Food Labeling
Margarine / analysis
Trans Fatty Acids / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Trans Fatty Acids; 8029-82-1/Margarine

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