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The BC Government through ActNow BC and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon are working together to support the food industry in restricting industrially-produced trans fat. Call 8-1-1 to speak to a HealthLink BC dietition

Products appropriate for salad oils, marinades, sautéing, stir frying and occasional deep-fat frying

The Product List is a resource for food service operators. All products listed meet the trans fat restrictions of 2% or 5% or less trans fat of total fat content in accordance with the BC trans fat regulation.  Only products that fit into one of the following categories are included on the Product List:

  • Liquid Butter Substitutes
  • Low-Stability Vegetable Oils (used for marinades, sautéing, stir-frying and occasional deep fat frying)
  • Mid & High-Stability Vegetable Oils (used for deep fat frying)
  • Shortenings
  • Margarines
  • Animal Fats

The Product List does not constitute an endorsement of one product over another. Products have been listed based upon the percentage of saturated fat and then alphabetically. Choosing the product with the lowest percentage of saturated fat will result in the healthiest end product. This list may not include all products in compliance with the BC trans fat regulation, ask your supplier or check the product label to determine compliance of products not listed. 

If you would like to submit a product that meets the trans fat restrictions and fits into one of the categories listed above, download the Product List Application or email us at restricttransfat@gov.bc.ca.

 

Products that meet the trans fat restriction of 2% or less

 
Low-Stability Oils
Brand Name Manufacturer Distributor Ingredient Sat Fat
Grape Seed Oil All brands Local Distributors Grape seed oil 5%
Canola Harvest 100% Pure Canola Oil Richardson Oilseed Limited Bakemark, Bulkley Valley Wholesale, Copperside/J&F, GFS/Neptune, Golden Trading, La Rosa Foods, Shoppers Wholesale,  Snow Cap, Sysco, Yen Brothers Canola oil 7%
Canola Harvest Expeller Pressed Canola Oil Richardson Oilseed Limited Bakemark, Bulkley Valley Wholesale, Copperside/J&F, GFS/Neptune, Golden Trading, La Rosa Foods, Shoppers Wholesale,  Snow Cap, Sysco, Yen Brothers 100% pure non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil 7%
Canola Harvest Romana Canola Oil with Antifoam Richardson Oilseed Limited Bakemark, Bulkley Valley Wholesale, Copperside/J&F, GFS/Neptune, Golden Trading, La Rosa Foods, Shoppers Wholesale,  Snow Cap, Sysco, Yen Brothers Canola oil with dimethypolysiloxane (antifoam) 7%
Canola Oil All brands Local Distributors Canola oil 7%
Capri Canola Oil Bunge Bunge Distributors Canola oil, antifoaming agent 7%
Esprit Pure Canola Oil Bunge Bunge Distributors Canola oil 7%
Richardson Oilseed Low Trans Canola Oil Richardson Oilseed Limited Bakemark Canada, Snowcap, Bulkley Valley Produce, Copperside Foods, Fraser Valley Meats, GFS, Golden Trading, Larosa Foods, Neptune Food Service, Shoppers Wholesale, Sysco, Wallace & Carey, Yen Brothers, Neptune Canola oil 7%
Solo 100 Canola Oil (RBD Canola Oil) Cargill Cargill Distributors Canola oil with citric acid added as a preservative 7%
Canola Harvest Olivola Canola/Olive Blended Oil Richardson Oilseed Limited Bakemark, Bulkley Valley Wholesale, Copperside/J&F, GFS/Neptune, Golden Trading, La Rosa Foods, Shoppers Wholesale,  Snow Cap, Sysco, Yen Brothers Canola oil & extra virgin olive oil 9%
Capri Canola Oil Olive Oil Blend Bunge Bunge Distributors Canola oil, extra virgin olive oil 9%
Preference 100 Sunflower Cargill Cargill Distributors Sunflower oil with citric acid added as a preservative 11%
Sunflower Oil All brands Local Distributors Sunflower oil 12%
Olive Oil/Extra Virgin All Brands Local Distributors Olive oil 15%
Soybean Oil All Brands Local Distributors Soybean oil 15%
Preference 100 Soybean Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Soybean oil with citric acid added as a preservative 16%

 

Product List updated September , 2011

The Product List has been adapted with permission from Alberta Health Services – Calgary Health Region with the assistance of Richardson Oilseed Ltd.

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