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BSFA draft regulations on trans fatty acids opened for public consultation

Bangladesh

Mar 31, 2021

The draft regulations for "Limiting Trans Fatty Acids in Food Products Regulations, 2021" are available on the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) website for comments.

BFSA officials said the main source of trans fat in the diet is partially hydrogenated oil (PHO), also known as Dalda or Banaspati ghee in Bangladesh. Excess trans fat is being used to make all kinds of bakery products, including cakes, biscuits, processed foods such as fried baked goods, snacks and meals in hotels and restaurants.

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