Latest Sodium Stories

2010-06-29 13:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc., one of the nation's leading manufacturers of premium delicatessen meats and cheeses, announced today the winning sandwich from their "Five Borough Sandwich Battle." To raise awareness about the importance of sodium reduction in your everyday diet, Boar's Head launched a search for the best New York City sandwich.

2010-06-24 11:00:00

Majority of sodium comes from most commonly eaten foods ATLANTA, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than 10 percent of U.S.

2010-06-09 08:55:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent HealthFocus® International study revealed significant confusion and concern among U.S. consumers regarding acceptable sodium levels in the foods and beverages they regularly consume.

2010-06-03 09:15:00

LIVINGSTON, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's attention to salt shows no signs of letting up. Leading health organizations like the Institute of Medicine are calling on the FDA to set formal sodium standards.

2010-05-04 05:00:00

Nuggets Serve Up Taste With a Heaping of Sodium and Fat YONKERS, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is some good news and some bad news from the foods and sensory labs at Consumer Reports Health, where two panels were recently convened to taste 12 brands of chicken nuggets and two made of soy.

2010-04-27 07:31:00

In a campaign started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 16 US food companies pledged Monday to cut salt levels in their food products.

2010-04-26 16:24:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and the National Salt Reduction Initiative, a national collaboration led by the City of New York, share a common goal -- to gradually lower the amount of sodium (salt) in the American diet.

2010-04-26 15:30:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc., one of the nation's leading manufacturers of premium delicatessen meats and cheeses, announced today that they have pledged their commitment to the New York City Department of Health's National Salt Reduction Initiative (NSRI), by meeting the recommended 2012 target levels for sodium in deli cold cuts and cheeses.

2010-04-26 12:30:00

Company to reduce sodium in its UNCLE BEN'S(R) brand flavored rice products LOS ANGELES, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mars Food US, a leading producer of a variety of food products under well known brand names, including UNCLE BEN'S®, today announced that it has signed on to the National Salt Reduction Initiative (NSRI).

2010-04-21 17:24:00

SAN DIEGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bumble Bee Foods®, marketer of America's leading premium seafood brand, has announced completion of significant sodium reductions across its line of canned albacore and light meat tuna products.

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