FDA Asking Food Manufacturers To Lower Sodium Content In Some Foods


Sunday, October 17th 2021, 9:17 pm
By: CBS News


TULSA, Oklahoma -

The FDA is asking food manufacturers, chain restaurants and food service operators to cut back on the amount of sodium in their products.

The administration created new guidelines for 163 categories of processed and packaged foods.

The FDA says its goal is to reduce sodium in the average American's diet by 12% over the next two and a half years.