Bakery industry warned about salt content
Many of the UK's sandwiches contain the same amount of salt as
seven bags of crisps, according to a study by Consensus
Action on Salt and Health (CASH) published today.
UK leads world in salt reduction, claims FDF
The UK food industry is leading the world in salt reduction, claims
the country's Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Baking sector responds to salt criticism
The UK's Federation of Bakers has responded to criticism that the
sector has not done enough to meet food standard targets on salt
Kraft cuts salt in Dairylea
Kraft Foods said it had cut salt by nine per cent in its Dairylea
Lunchables kids product, meeting pressure from the UK government
and campaign groups.
IFST publishes salt information statement
The UK's Institute of Food Science & Technology has published
an updated information statement on salt and salt reduction - one
of the hottest topics in the food industry at the moment.
UK bakers praised for salt reduction
Bakers have made significant progress in curbing salt content,
according to a survey of well-known supermarket and bakery bread
Salt Awareness Week: has progress been made?
Salt Awareness Week has reignited debate in the UK over how much
success the food industry has had in reducing salt in processed
CASH survey shows progress in UK salt reduction
UK food formulators and manufacturers should be applauded for their
progress on salt reduction, say the findings of a survey from the
Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).
Yeast extract cuts salt but keeps flavour
US based ingredients company Savoury Systems International (SSI)
has expanded its range of salt replacers - helping bakers appeal to
the growing number of consumers seeking to cut salt from their
Limagrain promotes salt-free snack pellet breakthrough
French firm Limagrain Cereales Ingredients was at the HIE show in
Frankfurt to promote its patented method of making salt-free snacks
UK firm launches 'cost-effective' salt replacer
Alexander Flavours has developed an ingredient that it claims could
help food makers reduce the salt content of their products by up to
50 per cent.
Danisco launches 'novel flavour' salt replacer
Danisco has launched a novel flavour that it claims can reduce the
salt in processed foods by 25 to 35 per cent, while retaining the
Dairylea: the cheese with more salt than the sea
Some children's cheese brands contain more salt per 100g than the
Atlantic Ocean, says a UK campaigns group study, piling more
pressure on manufacturers to slash the salt.
Salt debate leaves bitter taste
The current debate about the levels at which the UK's food
regulator has set its salt reduction targets misses the point about
how healthier eating habits can be achieved.
Blue cheese dodges FSA salt slashing plan
Wrangling between the UK dairy industry and the country's food
watchdog is set to continue over salt slashing targets, after both
failed to reach an agreement to cut salt in blue cheese.