Salt to Be Subject of FDA Hearing

The Food and Drug Administration announced it will hold a hearing late next month to consider a petition asking government regulators to review sodium content in processed foods.

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration announced it will hold a hearing late next month to consider a petition asking government regulators to review sodium content in processed foods. The Center for Science in the Public Interest in 2005 began highlighting excessive sodium in many foods, issuing reports and urging the FDA to place limits on sodium content and also require manufacturers to add information on packages. Last year, the movement gained momentum when the American Medical As

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