Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Montana
OP-T2-5: Trans-Fats

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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?:
Yes

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

The University uses frying oil that is trans-fats free. UM sources certified organic safflower oil from The Oil Barn in Fort Benton (under 250 miles away....). Dining Servies also collects used oil from operations and sends it back to The Oil Barn, where it is turned into biodiesel to fuel the tractors for the next year's crops.


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

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