BROOKLINE Mass. Brookline, a suburb of Boston, has become the first municipality in Massachusetts to ban artificial trans fats from restaurant and school fare. Town Meeting members voted 194 to 11 to require Brookline's 200 foodservice establishments to switch to trans-fat free oils for frying by Nov. 30, 2008, and eliminate their use in baked goods by April 30, 2009. Packaged foods that list trans fat oil content on labels are exempt from the ordinance.Similar bans have been ...
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