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Obama Administration Near Ban On Trans-Fat: Report

US President Barack Obama holds an ice cream cone during a surprise stop at Deb's Ice Cream and Deli in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, J
US President Barack Obama holds an ice cream cone during a surprise stop at Deb's Ice Cream and Deli in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, July 10, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

The Obama administration is expected to all but ban trans fat in a final ruling that could drop as soon as next week, killing most uses of an ingredient that has been put in everything from frozen pizza to Reese’s Pieces but since deemed harmful to human health.

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