Salt Levels

Food manufacturers ‘cut salt’, despite claims

Food firms ‘cut salt by 8%’, says FDF after pesto claims

By Mike Stones

Food manufacturers have cut salt significantly in their products, insists the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), after a pressure group urged Public Health England (PHE) to “get tough on enforcing the 2017 salt targets”.

Imported blue cheese had the second highest salt content

Public health at risk from cheese – CASH

By Nicholas Robinson

Dairy processors have lambasted Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) for attacking the salt content of cheese, especially branded versions, and putting consumer health at risk.

Scientists help food manufacturers meet salt targets

Scientists help food manufacturers meet salt targets

By Mike Stones

Several UK research organisations have answered a call made only three days ago for scientific support to help food manufacturers meet their commitments on salt reduction under the Public Health Responsibility Deal.


M&S hits back as CASH blasts salt levels in its salads

By Elaine Watson

Surveys that compare salt levels in products of different weights targeted at different eating occasions and then single out individual firms for criticism are unfair and unhelpful, Marks & Spencer has argued.


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