New FDA Guidance Aims to Drastically Cut SALT in Food Supply

The Food and Drug Administration is asking food manufacturers and restaurants to cut the salt in their products over the coming 2½ years, hoping to reduce Americans’ overall sodium intake by 12 percent.

Salt’s effects on the body

Consuming too much salt is often associated with high blood pressure and heart problems.

By Erika Edwards | Oct. 13, 2021 | NBC