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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.60
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 22, 2013
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Utah State University
OP-T2-5: Trans-Fats

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Corey Cozzens
Sous Chef
Dining Services
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Does the institution use frying oil that does not include trans-fats and seek to avoid foods that include trans-fats in its dining operations?:

A brief description of the trans-fats avoidance program, policy, or practice:

Utah State University acknowledges the health safety of its customers and has taken steps to reduce the amount of products with trans fat and partially-hydrogenated oils. Utah State University strives to use only oils that are trans fat free and do not contain partially-hydrogenated oils. USU uses trans-fat free food products even beyond that of cooking oils.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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