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(From AFX Europe (Focus))
NEW YORK (AFX) - KFC said it is phasing out trans fats in cooking its Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken, Potato Wedges and other menu items. Trans fats are believed to raise consumer cholesterol levels.
The restaurant chain said Monday it will start using zero trans fat soybean oil systemwide with the rollout expected to be completed by April 2007. KFC said many of its approximately 5,500 restaurants already have switched to low linolenic soybean oil, replacing partially hydrogenated soybean oil.
Crispy Strips, Wings, Boneless Wings, Buffalo and Crispy Snacker Sandwiches, Popcorn Chicken and Twisters also are …