Canada’s journey to eliminate trans fats

Sep 20, 2018 | News

Maheen Malik

After many years of trial and error, trans fats are officially banned in Canada. Trans fats are unsaturated fats found in margarine, snack foods, fried fast food and packaged bake goods. Increased intake of trans fats can create a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases, making this ban a great victory for the country. The process of banning this mass-produced problem, took the country more than a decade.