“We have been working for more than two years to identify trans fat-free cooking oils,” said Schaufelberger. “Our goal has been to identify trans fat-free oils that allow for the same great taste and texture quality.
Burger King will secure commitments from its suppliers for the alternative oils, after in-restaurant testing is complete, in order to ensure a full, continuous supply for the more than 7,500 Burger King restaurants in the United States and Canada.
The company will meet New York City trans fat-free requirements in advance of its national rollout.
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