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Suppliers stand to miss salt targets

Food manufacturers across almost every category are in danger of missing salt reduction targets for 2017, new research has revealed. A survey by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) found that only one out of 28 food categories is on track to meet Public Health England’s (PHE) 2017 salt reduction targets, with just nine…
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Take voluntary deals with a pinch of salt

Did someone say it was job done on salt reduction? “The UK is among the world leaders in reducing salt. More than 70% of the retail market and 65% of big high-street restaurants and contract caterers have committed to cutting levels, and we have seen average daily salt intake cut by 15% over the last…
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall backs new food alliance

HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL and a number of key national organisations from health, environment, social justice, animal welfare, development, faith and consumer sectors have launched a new alliance to promote the idea that eating ‘less and better’ meat is fairer, greener and healthier for people and the planet.                  …
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Novel idea to cut salt in fish & chips

IT MIGHT well be a British favourite, but fish and chips is not always a healthy option – especially if there’s extra salt. However, one fish and chip shop in Yorkshire is trying to help its customers eat less salt by serving the meals “Italian style”.   This weekend, as part of salt awareness week,…
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No Salt Recipe for Salt Awareness Week

We loved working with the Charlton House and the Virgin Atlantic teams on this no salt recipe video for the Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) website and Salt Awareness Week. It is a vivid example of what can be done to change culture and how quickly customers can become accustomed to new tastes.
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Aviko cuts 16 tonnes of salt from products

POTATO PROCESSOR Aviko has slashed the salt content of over 10 of its most popular potato products.   Between 2011 and 2012 the company removed 16 tonnes of salt from products so they meet Food Standards Agency (FSA) guidelines.     The Food Standards Agency 2012 guidelines stipulate a maximum level of 300mg of sodium or…
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Caterer cuts salt by over 600kg

THE RESTAURANT chains took a bit of a battering last week in a new report by Which?, but there was good news this week with Charlton House announcing the first results of its salt reduction programme.     In 2011, the caterer removed 602kg of salt from meals served in the workplace. This is the…
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