NEW YORK The Board of Health of Nassau County, a suburb of New York City, yesterday prohibited the use of artificial trans fats in restaurants as of April 1, 2008. The ban, which was unanimously approved by the five-person board, would go into effect in bakeries a year later. The measure mirrors the one already in place in New York, which took effect July 1 and will be enforced with $200 fines starting Oct. 1.The Nassau County ordinance defined items containing trans fat as “food ...
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