Journal of Public Health Policy

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 119–127 | Cite as

Readiness and perceived barriers to removing artificial trans-fat from restaurant menus

  • Matthew D Redelings
  • Jennifer Piron
  • Lisa V Smith
  • Hector S Dela Cruz
  • Stephen Takeshita
  • Jean Tremaine
  • Tony Kuo
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew D Redelings
    • 1
  • Jennifer Piron
    • 1
  • Lisa V Smith
    • 1
  • Hector S Dela Cruz
    • 1
  • Stephen Takeshita
    • 1
  • Jean Tremaine
    • 1
  • Tony Kuo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Public HealthLos Angeles CountyLos AngelesUSA

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