Salt shaker
January 11, 2010
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supports efforts to reduce the sodium content of manufactured and restaurant foods.  Most American adults should consume no more than 1,500 mg. of sodium – the equivalent of about two-thirds of a t...
 salt
January 11, 2010
Today the NYC Health Department announced the details of its National Salt Reduction Initiative. The program will ask food producers to voluntarily cut their sodium output 20 to 25 percent by 2014. Some big-name companies have signed on (PepsiCo plans ...
 Bane Knezevic
November 27, 2009
Branislav (Bane) Knezevic, President Western Division of McDonald’s Europe was interviewed by Mike Dawson, editor of Lebensmittel Zeitung. Mike Dawson was looking for a fast food and global brand man’s view of food retailing in order to gain some cross...
 Food Standards Agency (FSA)
October 30, 2009
I usually like to keep my blogs short and to the point, but following a critical article about the Agency's salt policy in The Times earlier this week, I felt this needed a more detailed response. As Chief Scientist, my job is to ensure that the Agency...
 Conagra Foods
October 15, 2009
ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America’s leading food makers, today announced its pledge to reduce salt across its portfolio of food products by 20 percent by 2015. Since 2006, the company has already removed more than 2 million pounds o...
 RAND Health
September 11, 2009
Reducing Americans' average intake of sodium to the amount recommended by health officials could save the nation as much as $18 billion annually in avoided health care costs and improve the quality of life for millions of people, according to a new R...
 Top Institute for Food and Nutrition
September 07, 2009
Scientists at Top Institute Food and Nutrition (TIFN) announce new technology that enables up to 25% salt reduction in food products without loss of taste and without sodium substitutes, or taste or aroma additives. This new technology is an enormous b...
 Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
July 23, 2009
Most Denny's meals are dangerously high in sodium, putting the restaurant chain's customers at greater risk of high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke, according to a class action lawsuit filed today by a New Jersey man with the support of the Ce...
 Salt
July 23, 2009
A study by the British-based World Action on Salt and Health, or WASH, compared the salt content of 260 food products under global brands such as KFC, McDonald's, Kellogg, Nestlé, Burger King and Subway. Not a single product surveyed had the same sal...
 Walkers
July 08, 2009
“At PepsiCo, our goal is to support healthier lifestyles by providing a range of great-tasting products that are as healthy as possible. We're very proud of the work we've done to transform the nutritional profile of some of the nation's favourite foo...
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