Why not get those heart-stopping trans fats off the shelves now? NYTIMES.COM|BY MARK BITTMAN

Mark Bittman: The good news is that — finally — the Food and Drug Administration is banning food containing trans fats, although really only sort of, and really only after overwhelming evidence (and more than one lawsuit) made their dangers impossible to ignore. And in typical pro-industry fashion, the F.D.A. is not only allowing companies three years to get trans fats out of most foods, but will consider manufacturers’ petitions to keep them in.”

Why not get those heart-stopping trans fats off the shelves now?
NYTIMES.COM|BY MARK BITTMAN