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New Trans-Brazil trail raises hopes for future of Atlantic Forest

The Trans-Brazil trail, one of the longest in the world, raises hopes for the future of the Atlantic Forest.

Trans fatty acids and you

The discovery of hydrogenation was made to the delight of food manufacturers and consumers. However, it was later discovered that hydrogenation results in the formation of trans fatty acids, a type of fat that can be harmful to health.

US moves to ban trans fat from foods

Action hailed by consumer groups as a major step towards eliminating a type of fat blamed for heart disease.

Things you wanted to know about trans people and were rude enough to ask

Transgenders often have to put up with the most offensive questions.

Trans fats banned in California restaurant food

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation on Friday making California the first U.S. state to prohibit restaurants from preparing food with trans fats, which clog arteries and raise the risk of heart disease.

Public easily deceived by trans fat food labels: Study

LOS ANGELES: Misleading food labels may lead to unintentional consumption of significant amounts of potentially harmful trans fats, U.S. researchers warn, reports China's Xinhua news noshade size=-1 width=50%>

Trans Capital set to shed PN4 status

Debt-ridden Trans Capital Holdings Bhd expects to emerge from its Practice Note 4 (PN4) status by the third quarter of this year upon completion of its corporate and debt restructuring scheme.

WHO calls for trans fats to be eliminated within five years

GENEVA (Reuters) - The world could eliminate industrially-produced trans fats by 2023, the World Health Organization said on Monday, unveiling a plan that it said would prevent 500,000 deaths per year from cardiovascular disease.

Health experts want trans fat levels on food labels

LONDON (Reuters) - Food labels should list the amount of trans fat along with cholesterol and saturated fat so consumers can make healthier choices to reduce their risk of heart disease, British public health experts said on Friday.

SapuraKencana wins RM579mil job from Trans Thai-Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd has clinched a US$180.65mil (RM579.27mil) engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning job from Trans Thai-Malaysia (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.