New York Trans Fats Ban
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New York Trans Fats Ban
The New York Board of Health Voted today, December 5, 2006, to ban artificial trans fats in New York City restaurants and eateries by June of 2007. Chicago banned the sale and purchase of foie gras earlier this year. Please let us know your thoughts about these bans by filling out the short survey below.
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1. Are you a food industry professional?
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2. City
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3. State
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4. Country
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5. Zip Code
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6. Sector
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7. Job Title
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8. Are you for or against the New York Trans Fats ban?
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If you support the trans fats ban which of the following most closely represents why?
Trans fats taste bad. Butter, peanut oil, and other kinds of fat taste better
Trans fats are bad for people and vendors should not be allowed to use them.
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If you're against the trans fats ban, which of the following most closely represents why?
I'm not convinced trans fats are so terrible. I want to see more research.
Trans Fats help to keep costs down. This will harm restaurants' bottom lines.
The ban is a goverment infringement.
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On a Scale of 1 to 5 how important is this issue to you, 1 indicating very little interest and 5 indicating that the issue is very important.
 
Are you for or against Chicago's recent decision to ban the sale of foie gras.
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If you're against the foie gras ban, which most clearly represents why?
Foie gras is delicious and I want to continue eating it.
The ban is a government infringement.
Foie gras is a traditional food item. The ban harms culinary tradition.
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If other, please explain.
 
If you support the foie gras ban, which most closely represents why?
I don't care for the taste of foie gras.
The manufacturing of foie gras is cruel.
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9. On a Scale of 1 to 5 how important is this issue to you, 1 indicating very little interest and 5 indicating that the issue is very important.
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Please use the space below to share any additional comments regarding the recent bans of foie gras and trans fats.
 
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What is the name of your restaurant? (OPTIONAL)