WHO declares war on trans fats

The head of the World Health Organization believes that trans fats, responsible for 500,000 deaths each year, can be eliminated from the global food supply within the next five years.

    Every year more than half a million people die from eating trans fats.

    While they might make your food taste delicious and last longer on the shop shelves, the World Health Organization (WHO) says their days are now numbered.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis explains.


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