- NuTek Food Science—the company that filed a 2016 citizen petition to obtain FDA permission to label potassium chloride as “potassium salt”—has withdrawn its citizen petition. The company made its decision
- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed legislation last Friday that requires chain food establishments to include warning labels on menus next to items containing 2,300 milligrams (mg) or more of sodium.
- At the end of June 2018, the Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a bill that would require chain restaurants to place a warning label next to menu items that contain
- As previously covered on this blog, on September 9, 2015, NYC health officials voted unanimously to adopt the nation’s first sodium warning requirement. The rule, which went into
The Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) has requested that the short-term sodium reduction goals be extended to at least four years, and that FDA account for differing functional roles of …
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FDA has extended the comments period for its draft guidance regarding sodium reduction in food.
- According to FDA, average sodium intake in the U.S. is too high at approximately 3,400 mg/day.
- As previously covered on this blog, New York City (NYC) health officials have adopted the nation’s first sodium
- Just last week, a New York Supreme Court judge upheld New York City’s precedent-setting sodium warning requirement for chain restaurants. Starting