About Us

BanTransFats.com, Inc. is a California non-profit corporation. Our goal is the reduction and elimination of partially hydrogenated oils from all food products.

STEPHEN L. JOSEPH is the founder, President and CEO of BanTransFats.com, and represents the organization as its attorney. He has been practicing law since 1980. He is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bars. He was a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. for several years and is credited with the passage of at least two bills and a tax credit into law, overcoming the threat of Presidential vetoes. He testified in Congress on aviation and energy issues. Later, he became a litigator handling business, aviation, personal injury, and criminal cases.

In a landmark case against ITT, he obtained a 7-0 decision in his client’s favor in the California Supreme Court.

His lawsuit against the City and County of San Francisco and the political alliances that he formed with the Mayor's Office and Supervisor Peskin resulted in the formation of the highly effective Green Patrol.

He was responsbile for the filing of the Oreo case and the filing and successful settlement of the McDonald's case.


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