FDA Moves To Ban Use Of Transfats

In a move sure to prompt cries of “food police… food police”, the Food & Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that will require manufacturers to phase out partially-hydrogenated oils from processed foods over the next three years after determining it is not safe for human consumption.

Trans fat, of course, is commonly found in junk food like potato chips, cookies and French fries and is the primary source of artery-clogging trans fats. Many doctors say that trans fats are some of the worst fats that people can consume.

ABC’s Scott Goldberg joined us from New York to discuss.