May 21, 2013
The Snack Food Association (SFA) and the American Bakers Association (ABA) believe the findings from the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Report: Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence add a vital new perspective to the national discussion o...
November 28, 2012
In a recently completed survey of restaurant user attitudes, Technomic found that 65 percent favor nutritional labeling in restaurants, with the strongest demand for listing of calories and sodium content.
September 03, 2012
Despite increased awareness about the risks of too much sodium in consumers’ diets and pledges from governments around the world to reduce salt levels in food, products with low/no/reduced sodium claims have seen some decline over the past years accord...
April 16, 2012
French fries sold at major fast-food chains in Canada contain more than double the amount of salt of those sold at U.S. locations, according to a new international study
April 13, 2012
A US watchdog group is demanding that the nation’s hospitals kick McDonald’s restaurants off their campuses to “to help curb the epidemic of diet-related disease and to stop fostering a food environment that promotes harm, not health.”
February 19, 2012
Food scientists have found a way of measuring how we register the saltiness of crisps which could lead to new ways of producing healthier crisps — without losing any of the taste. The research by scientists at The University of Nottingham could lead to...
February 19, 2012
Nearly all Americans consume much more sodium than they should, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the sodium comes from common restaurant or grocery store items.
January 22, 2012
SaltWorks, Inc. (http://www.seasalt.com) doesn't do anything halfway, and it has a brand new, 100,000 sq. ft, state-of-the-art gourmet salt factory to prove it. With more than $3 million in upgrades, the new SaltWorks headquarters coincides with the co...
November 24, 2011
The debate over whether food companies should be outed for failing to reduce sodium in their products is on the table at a two-day meeting of provincial and territorial health ministers that starts Thursday November 24 in Halifax. As Health Minister L...
October 31, 2011
Tate &Lyle announces that it has signed an exclusive, worldwide license agreement with Eminate Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The University of Nottingham, UK, for its novel salt reduction technology. The product, currently known as ‘SODA-LO®’,...