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Implementation of trans-fat limiting regulation crucial to ensure food standards

Implementation of trans-fat limiting regulation crucial to ensure food standards

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There is no alternative to ensuring food standards to safeguard public health. The risk of various non-communicable diseases including heart disease is growing increasingly in Bangladesh due to excessive amount of trans fat in food, which is alarming. Although the government has passed the “Controlling Trans-Fatty Acid in Foodstuffs Regulation 2021” to ensure trans-fat-free food, no progress has been noticed so far in terms of its implementation. Speedy implementation of the trans-fat limiting regulation is required to safeguard public health. Speakers highlighted this information at a webinar titled “Trans-fat in food and Heart Disease Risk: Way Forward”, organized by research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) with support from Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHA...