JD Wetherspoon has become the latest company to pledge to reduce the level of harmful trans-fats in its food.
- Wetherspoon said the move came after scientific studies showed use of hydrogenated cooking oils that contain trans-fats increased coronary heart disease and diabetes risk in humans.
- James Robinson, food development manager at Wetherspoon, said: "This is an important step by the company and highlights its commitment to preparing and serving healthy food to its customers."
- Robinson said the company's cooking oils had saturated fats levels below those recommended by the World Health Organisation.
- Domino's Pizza, KFC and McDonald's have all moved to end or reduce the incidence of trans-fats in their products in recent months.
By Chris Druce
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