Cutting Trans-Fat: The Latest Health Trend

Date: NOV 10th, 2006

Topic: Franchise News

KFC recently announced all its 5,500 U.S. fried-chicken restaurants would switch to a cooking oil with no trans fats by April 2007. More major fast-food franchise chains are now proposing to get lean by cutting trans-fat from their list of cooking ingredients

·McDonald`s plans to cut trans fats in Europe by 2008 (Reuters.

·Souper Salad also recently joined the trans-fat free train. It will remove trans fats from its restaurants by Dec. 12 (PR Newswire)

·IHOP who runs more than 1,200 pancake restaurants in North America, said that it was testing trans-fat-free oil as other restaurants begin making the switch to the more healthy ingredient. (LA Times )