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A new plan to reduce cardiovascular disease by eliminating trans-fatty acids from industrial food production by the year 2025 has been agreed by the countries of the Americas. Cardiovascular disease is currently the leading cause of death in the hemisphere.
The Action Plan to Eliminate Trans-fatty Acids from Industrial Production 2020-2025, approved by the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), promotes regulatory action to eliminate a key contributor to some 160,000 deaths in the Americas each year… (PAHO, October 3, 2019)