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One Memphis-based company is leading the trans fat transition

Three out of every five meals and snacks consumed in the United States can trace their roots to an inconspicuous research and development facility tucked away on a quiet Bartlett boulevard.

While their products may not be recognizable to the average consumer, the end results are. Stratas Foods makes edible oils and shortenings for many of the nation’s leading retailers, restaurant chains and celebrity chefs. Now with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ban on partially hydrogenated oils, the local ingredient maker has been thrown into the mix of a national trans fat transition.

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