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Cleveland judge strikes down law banning trans fats

This case is only most recent in America’s fight against obesity

The battle of the bulge marches on. And one judge in Ohio has joined the ranks of those willing to help fat Americans slim down.

Last year, Cleveland banned the use of trans fats in any food prepared or served in food shops. Soon after, Ohio passed legislation restricting local governments, such as Cleveland, from creating such bans. Cleveland then sued Ohio in January for the right to ban trans fats in prepared food.


Cathleen Flahardy

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