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Agency Publishes 2012 Salt Reduction Targets

As part of its continued drive to reduce people's risk of developing coronary heart disease, the Food Standards Agency has today published revised, voluntary salt reduction targets for industry to meet by 2012. More challenging targets for 2012 have been set for 80 categories of foods, to ensure the momentum in reducing salt levels is maintained by food retailers and manufacturers.
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Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Could Be Reduced By Tax On Salt

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Voluntary industry reductions in salt content and taxation on products containing salt in 19 developing countries could reduce the number of deaths each year from cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 2-3 per cent in these countries. The ... Read Post

Blood Pressure Association Comment - Food Standards Agency Revised Salt Targets

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

UK charity the Blood Pressure Association has responded to the publication of revised salt reduction targets by the Food Standards Agency: Mike Rich, Executive Director of the Blood Pressure Association, said: "We are a nation addic... Read Post

Food Manufacturers Must Step Up To The Plate And Reduce Salt Levels, Says Heart Charity

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

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