The Following FatS may not be clean label

Artificial Trans Fat

Artificial trans fats are man-made using a process that converts an oil to a semi-solid fat . Widely used in processed foods, however the process of hydrogenation results in the formation of harmful trans fats. Note: A different type… Read More

Cottonseed Oil

Cottonseed oil is a cooking oil that is extracted from the cotton plant.  It can be found in prepackaged snacks such as potato chips, and is used as an alternative to more expensive frying oils. Cottonseed oil is… Read More

Glycerides (Mono, Di & Triglycerides, all forms)

Glycerides are esters formed from glycerol and fatty acids. According to Panera, Monoglycerides, Diglycerides & Triglycerides are not clean label. When Ethoxylated, Mono and Diglycerides are emulsifiers. Note: Vegetable oils and animal fats (such as butter) contain mostly triglycerides, but are broken… Read More

Hydrogenated Fats

Hydrogenated fats are produced by the hydrogenation, or addition of hydrogen to fats and oils.

Lard

Lard is purified fat procured from a pig. It is used as a lubricant in cosmetic products, and in packaged foods, cake mixes, and chewing gum. It is soft and of white color at room temperature.

Partially Hydrogenated Fats & Oils

Partially Hydrogenated Fats & Oils are oils that have been treated via hydrogenation to prevent spoilage. Through hydrogenation, oils are converted to a near solid substance that is high in trans fat. They are found in large amounts of… Read More

Partially Hydrogenated Oil

Partially Hydrogenated Fats are oils that have been treated via hydrogenation to prevent spoilage. Through hydrogenation, oils are converted to a near solid substance that is high in trans fat. They are found in large amounts of packaged food… Read More

Trans Fatty Acids

Trans Fatty Acids are saturated fats produced from vegetable and animal oils. They are hydrogenated oils that are semi-solid at room temperature with low melting points. They have extended shelf-lives and are used in processed foods as stabilizers. Animal… Read More