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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 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

 
High-Stability Oils
Brand Name Manufacturer Distributors Ingredient Sat Fat
GFS Fry More High Stability Oil GFS GFS

Vegetable Oil

 2%
Nutra Clear High Stability Canola Oil Bunge Bunge Distributors

High oleic low linolenic canola oil, dimethylpolysiloxane(antifoam)

6%
Canola Harvest HiLo Extended Life Canola Frying 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 High oleic  low linolenic canola oil, TBHQ (anti-oxident), dimethylpolysiloxane (antifoam) 7%
Clear Valley 65 High Oleic Canola Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Canola oil, citric acid added to preserve freshness 7%
Clear Valley High Oleic Sunflower Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors High oleic sunflower oil and citric acid added to preserve freshness 7%
Frymax ZT Deep Frying Oil Stratas Foods

GFS

High oleic sunflower oil with dimethylpolysiloxane 7%
Mel-Fry Free Multi-Purpose Oil Ventura Sysco Canola oil, TBHQ and citric acid (to protect flavour), dimethylpolsiloxane (antifoam) 7%
Odyssey 95 High Stability Canola Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors High oleic canola oil with ascorbic acid,
rosemary & citric acid to preserve freshness
7%
Odyssey 100 High Stability Sunflower Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors High oliec sunflower oil with ascorbic acid, rosemary and citric acid added to preserve freshness 7%
Sysco Fry-On ZTF Ventura Sysco Canola oil, corn oil, TBHQ and citric acid added to protect flavour, dimethylpolsiloxane (antifoam) 7%
Peanut Oil All Brands Local Distributors Peanut oil 19%
Cottonseed Oil All Brands Local Distributors Cottonseed oil 27%
Coconut Oil All Brands Local Distributors Solid 91%
Ultimate 76 Coconut Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Coconut oil with citric acid added as a preservative 91%
Encore 100 (RBD FPK) Cargill Cargill Distributors Palm kernel oil with citric acid as a preservative 92%
Ultimate 92 Coconut Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Hydrogenated coconut oil with citric acid added as a preservative >99%

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Mid-Stability Oils
Brand Name Manufacturer Distributors Ingredient Sat Fat
Canola Harvest Tasty Fry Zero Frying 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

High oleic low linolenic canola oil, canola oil, TBHA (anti-oxident), dimethylpolysolxane (anti-foam) 7%
Safflower Oil All Brands Local Distributors Safflower oil 8%
RBWD Sunflower Oil (Nu-Sun) Cargill Cargill Distributors Mid oleic sunflower oil (NuSun) with citric acid added as a preservative 9%
Corn Oil All Brands Local Distributors Corn Oil 13%
Cargill Corn Oil RBWD Cargill Cargill Distributors Corn oil with citric acid added as a preservative 14%
Advantage 100 Low Linolenic Soybean Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Low linolenic soybean with citric acid to preserve freshness 15%
Master Chef Peanut Oil (RBD Peanut Oil) Cargill Cargill Distributors Peanut oil with citric acid to preserve freshness 18%
Preference 100 Cottonseed Oil Cargill Cargill Distributors Cottonseed oil with citric acid to preserve freshness 27%
Palm Oil All Brands Local Distributors Solid 51%
         

 

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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