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  Miami-Dade considers banning trans fats
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Last EditedCBlock941  Feb 07, 2007 08:06am
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CategoryProposed Legislation
MediaNewspaper - Miami Herald
News DateWednesday, February 7, 2007 02:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFood helps define South Florida's cultural mash-up, with old-line Cuban cafeterias in Little Havana, nouvelle cuisine laboratories on South Beach and fresh-from-the-ocean recipes that birthed the Floribbean style.

But the next big effect on regional dining might come from downtown Miami, where county commissioners are mulling limits on artery-clogging trans fats.

No proposal has been written, but at least four of the 13 commissioners expressed interest Tuesday in sponsoring some kind of legislation. New York City has practically banned the substances in restaurants, and other major cities are taking similar steps.
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