Salt Shakedown: Institute of Medicine Urges FDA to Regulate Sodium

An Institute of Medicine report that urges the government to set limits on the amount of salt in processed foods could spur a new wave of food regulation -- one that could save hundreds of thousands of American lives from heart attack and stroke, doctors say. The new report calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate the amount of salt added to foods and gradually decrease sodium content as American palettes adjust to the change. The authors of the report said such industry-wide...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.