An EU-wide regulation will set a limit of 2 grams of processed trans fats per 100 grams of fat in food, according to the European Commission.

The establishment of the new law aims to protect the health of consumers through healthier dietary choices.

According to the Commission, some scientific studies, including one from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), underlined the danger of the dietary intake of so-called trans fats.

"Data from controlled intervention studies show th...

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