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UPDATE 1-Sixteen firms join NY mayor's salt-cutting quest

Posted on May 3, 2010 in Uncategorized

Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:16pm By Basil Katz NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) – Starbucks (SBUX.O) and Heinz (HNZ.N) were among 16 U.S. food companies pledging on Monday to cut salt levels in their products as part of a national campaign started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The pledges are part of Bloomberg’s National Salt Reduction Initiative, a coalition of cities and health organizations that aim to reduce salt in restaurant and packaged foods by 25 percent over five years. Starbucks will cut salt in its breakfast sandwiches, while Heinz will reduce sodium levels in its...

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