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Trans fats now banned in Boston restaurants

Move to extend rule statewide is stalled

From now on, Boston restaurants must serve dishes trans fat-free or face $1,000 fine. Boston Beer Works, where chef Antonio Bogoni cooks fries, was already trans-fat free, like many sites. From now on, Boston restaurants must serve dishes trans fat-free or face $1,000 fine. Boston Beer Works, where chef Antonio Bogoni cooks fries, was already trans-fat free, like many sites. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Stephen Smith and Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / September 13, 2008

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As artery-clogging trans fat becomes officially forbidden in Boston restaurants today, state health authorities are saying they do not believe they have the authority to extend the ban unilaterally across Massachusetts. (Full article: 848 words)

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