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Ingredients included: vegetable shortening, sugar, enriched bleached flour, water, dextrose, soy flour, cornstarch, mono- and diglycerides, sodium stearoyl lactylate, soy lecithin, salt, natural and artificial flavors, modified wheat starch, baking soda, sodium acid pyrophospate, monocalcium phosphate, sodium propionate, potassium sorbate, beta-carotene, fumaric acid, and agar.
Read the label on many varieties of bread, especially in the United States, and you'll likely find vegetable shortening and other additives among the ingredients that increase loaf size and lengthen the product's shelf life.
Trans fat is found in vegetable shortenings, and in some margarine, crackers, cookies, french fries and other foods.