Changing the Fat in Chocolate

A petition to change the way the Food and Drug Administration defines chocolate could have implications beyond the candy aisles, health experts suggest. The petition, signed by players in the chocolate lobby and representatives from various sectors of the food industry, seeks changes in certain food standard definitions. Among these suggested changes is one that would allow manufacturers to use vegetable oil rather than the current standard, cacao fat, also known as cocoa butter, to make...Full Story
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