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Food products giving the boot to excess salt


November 25, 2008
By USA Today

510937_salt_shakerNEWS HIGHLIGHT

Food products giving the boot to excess salt

Even as artery-clogging trans fats continue their fast fade from the food supply, there are early signs that, just as Bakers Journal reports in our upcoming December issue, 2009's nutrition "bad
guy" will be salt.

510937_salt_shakerEven as artery-clogging trans fats continue their fast fade from the food supply, there are early signs that, just as Bakers Journal reports in our upcoming December issue, 2009's nutrition "bad
guy" will be salt.

Salt is being siphoned from soups, banished from breads, channeled out of chips and even bumped from baby foods.

Big foodmakers, from Campbell to ConAgra,
have companywide plans to cut salt. Lower sodium is "our top strategic
priority," says CEO Douglas Conant of Campbell, which has cut sodium in
everything from soups to Prego sauces to V8 juices. | FULL STORY

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