Salt Industry Calls for Repeal of Sodium Guidelines

WASHINGTON -- The salt lobby has accused the federal government of bias and of breaking federal law by disregarding scientific literature in its recommendations that Americans consume less sodium. In a 17-page letter sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Salt Institute -- a trade group for salt companies -- called on the federal government to scrap the recommendation in the 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines that called for Americans to...Full Story
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