Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt as FDA regulators spell out long-awaited guidelines aimed at reducing sodium levels in dozens of foods apnews.com/article/fda-salty-foods-sodium-goals-d8d1c4d593d6e1455683fc30cd98ec03
Too much of our food has too much sodium. Americans consume 50% more sodium on average than recommended. Today, the @US_FDA is issuing voluntary industry guidelines that will help reduce the sodium in processed, packaged, and prepared foods, and help us lower our sodium intake.
🧂Big news today: After a very long delay, FDA set some short-term goals for food makers to cut sodium as a way to help Americans eat healthier. What it means from @hannahjfarrow & me: www.politico.com/news/2021/10/13/fda-salt-sodium-reduction-target-515884
#NEW: (NBC) - The Food and Drug Administration is asking food manufacturers and restaurants to cut the salt in their products over the coming 2½ years, hoping to reduce Americans' overall sodium intake by 12%.