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"Mexican" Lard - Does it contain artificial Trans Fats?
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There's been some talk on the web about "Mexican" lard being hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated but the labels might not reflect that.  Any feedback on this?(I'd only use it in a pinch since…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kitty Foxy Feb 10, 2013.

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Kitty Foxy replied to Rob's discussion "Mexican" Lard - Does it contain artificial Trans Fats?
"Here in Tijuana, there are a few brands of package Lard in those weird thick plastic wiener-looking bags, and all feel quite soft, most likely non-hydrogenated.  But a caveat: All of them report TBHQ and some other nasty chemical, just as in…"
Feb 10, 2013
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"Finally - here she is representing one of the early Hydrogenated "shortenings". Do we think she knew something back then that we didn't - some kinda' evil secret?"
Feb 9, 2012
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Mother Linda replied to Rob's discussion "Mexican" Lard - Does it contain artificial Trans Fats?
"From my experience, almost all of the lard sold in Mexican or Hispanic stores is at least partially hydrogenated. My advice is to find a local pig farmer and buy from them....and encourage them to save and sell the lard if they are not already. Too…"
Mar 21, 2010
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Mrs. Tuckers Shortening back

"Yes! And somehow, in that context, Mrs. Field's just plain creepy! I love it and was happy to get it."
Feb 27, 2010
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Mrs. Tuckers Shortening back

"Un-lards...here's a good example of early hydrogenated vegetable oils....of which Crisco is king."
Feb 26, 2010
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________________________________________________________________________There you have it!
Feb 26, 2010
Mother Linda left a comment for Rob
"Rob, First of all, welcome to Lard Lovers. I have never found any "manteca" that wasn't partially hydrogenated. If it's sold in a US-based grocery store, the label includes that information. The best way to find true,…"
Feb 24, 2010
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"Mexican" Lard - Does it contain artificial Trans Fats?

There's been some talk on the web about "Mexican" lard being hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated but the labels might not reflect that.  Any feedback on this?(I'd only use it in a pinch since organically raised lard from properly fed animals will be incredibly better in quality.)Thanks!Also, this being my 1st post and 1st time on Lard Lovers, I just wanted to say how happy I am to be among those who are truly on the cutting edge.I've been avoiding artificial TFs since 1972, learning and…See More
Feb 24, 2010

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At 8:44pm on February 24, 2010, Mother Linda said…
Rob, First of all, welcome to Lard Lovers. I have never found any "manteca" that wasn't partially hydrogenated. If it's sold in a US-based grocery store, the label includes that information. The best way to find true, unhydrogenated lard is to make a meaningful relationship with a farmer. Linda
 
 
 

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