Food and Drug Administration stance on trans fat

Trans fats are classified as naturally occurring or artificial. Naturally occurring trans fats are made in the stomach of some animals and found in some foods that we eat. Examples of these foods are milk and meat products. Artificial trans fats also known as trans-unsaturated fatty acids are created in manufacturing plants. These trans fats...
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Hydraulic Fracturing Flourishes in the U.S.

Recent discoveries have revolutionized the way Americans produce and use energy. As President Obama said, “For the first time in 18 years, America is poised to produce more of our own oil than we buy from other nations.” We can now extract the energy necessary for security, comfortability and growth from directly underneath us. Hydraulic...
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