Loews Cuts Trans Fats

Loews Hotels on Tuesday announced a chain-wide ban of trans fats that includes food served in its restaurants, meeting facilities and room services, CNN.com reported. The hotelier is promising all fried food at its 18 properties will be free of trans fats by February 1. Salad dressings and pastries will follow by April 1, and all remaining foods will be free of trans fats by June 1. Loews' New York City hotel was already on its way to banning the controversial cooking aid, following the city's December 5 ban on its restaurants using trans fats.

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