Ban on trans fats would be boon for canola growers

Saturday, January 25, 2014 | 8:30 p.m. CST

TULSA, Okla. — From Oregon to Oklahoma, farmers have started planting canola in earnest, rotating the yellow-flowered crop that could blossom into a replacement for artery-clogging trans fats found in myriad junk foods, such as cookies, cakes and pies.