Salt Reduction Targets

Alex Mayfield asked the DH to look elsewhere to meet salt reduction targets

Plant bakers braced for more government salt reduction demands

By Gary Scattergood

Bread bakers should be prepared to face further reductions in salt levels when new limits are set by the Department of Health (DH) later this year – despite hitting their 2012 targets and reducing levels by 40% over the past decade.

Coming soon: tougher salt reduction targets

Coming soon: tougher salt reduction targets

By Rick Pendrous

Manufacturers will be expected to meet tougher salt reduction targets, according to the co-chair of the Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD) Food Network. This is despite health campaigners' fears that the government was going cold on setting...

Manufacturers may struggle to reach 2012 health targets

Samworth says 2012 targets 'may be a step too far'

By Rick Pendrous

Chilled convenience manufacturer Samworth Brothers is working to cut the levels of salt and saturated fat in its food products, despite not making a pledge to do so under the government's Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD).


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