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Trans fat actions shows FDA willing to act on additives when needed, Keefe says

Dennis Keefe, director of FDA’s Office of Food Additive Safety, says his office in no way knew or tried to time the announcement of its proposed action on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) with the release of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ final capstone report on FDA’s food additive and generally recognized as safe (GRAS) review programs (see story, Page 7 ).



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