On 9 February, the Chamber of Deputies from Mexico approve, unanimously (472 votes), a proposal to modify the General Health Law by adding Article 216 (bis) that would establish that edible oils and fats, as well as food and non-alcoholic beverages, may not contain in their retail presentation partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans fats, which have been added during their industrial manufacturing process.
Likewise, foods, non-alcoholic beverages, oils, and fats shall not exceed two parts of industrially produced trans-fatty acids per 100 parts of total fatty acids (2%).
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