Some foods are still too salty, despite falling rates of salt consumption, according to Public Health England (PHE), after research from Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) claimed to reveal “shocking and excessively high amounts of salt” in certain...
A leading campaign group has called on the government to set up an independent agency responsible for nutrition, after it emerged that previously published National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) figures on salt had been adjusted.
Caterers will be the focus of the government’s new salt reduction strategy to be published during National Salt Awareness Week, which starts today (March 11), as part of the government’s Public Health Responsibility Deal Food Network.
Leatherhead Food Research (LFR) has confirmed salt reduction in food is reaching its limits, while rejecting claims that the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) had misrepresented its views.
Sausage manufacturers have hit back after a report accused them of producing products with dangerously high salt levels, and say that the results are misleading, while 2012 reduction targets risk going too far.