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Cheshire-based Amtech Developments, which supplies food processing and packaging equipment to companies around the world, has recently started fitting Cat Pumps triplex plunger pumps to its shortening, margarine and low fat spreads production equipment for this duty.
If baked goods, or other food products restricted pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section, that are or that contain fats, oils, or shortenings, are not required to be labeled when purchased, food service establishments and mobile food commissaries shall obtain and maintain documentation acceptable to the Department, from the manufacturers of the food products, indicating whether the food products contain vegetable shortening, margarine or any kind of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, or indicating trans fat content.
Restaurants in New York have until July 1 to switch to oils, margarines and shortenings used for frying and spreading that have less than 0.
It's also in ingredients such as margarine and shortening that are used in many baked goods, store-bought crackers and snack foods.
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.
Companies such as ADM, Bunge and Cargill, the largest suppliers of shortenings and frying oils, have been working hard to develop new trans free oils with improved stability.
Bread made with oat oil or its components could become an alternative dietary staple for people who would rather avoid vegetable shortenings, which contain trans fatty acids associated with heart disease.
For people who would rather avoid eating vegetable shortenings, which contain trans-fatty acids that have been associated with heart disease, bread made with oat oil or its components could be an alternative dietary staple.
We analyzed 41 foods or meals that are made with partially hydrogenated oils or shortenings.
Willett and Albert Ascherio of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston review recent epidemiological and metabolic data linking consumption of the partially hydrogenated fats in margarines and shortenings to increased risk of heart disease.
SansTrans offers the same functionality as traditional bakery shortenings but with 30 percent less saturated fat than typical trans-free alternatives.
Technical experts from AAK are working with customers to reduce saturated fats in their pastry recipes, using Akofluid Pumpable Shortenings.