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Make salt cuts mandatory, FDA told

Posted on Apr 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 | 5:10 PM ET Most sodium we take in doesn’t come from the salt shaker but in processed foods and restaurant meals. (Julia Kilpatrick/CBC) The idea of regulating food companies to get them to gradually reduce the amount of salt added to foods is on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s table. The FDA responded to a call Tuesday from the Institute of Medicine, an independent organization that advises the U.S. government. An institute panel advised the move was needed to help Americans cut their high sodium intake, which can lead to high blood...

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