Sodium Standards?

WASHINGTON Will the government regulate sodium content in foods? The Food and Drug Administration refuted a Washington Post report that said it will adopt the Institute of Medicine's recommendations to set legal limits on sodium, rather than rely on voluntary efforts. The FDA is not currently working on regulations nor has it made a decision to regulate sodium content in foods at this time, the FDA

WASHINGTON — Will the government regulate sodium content in foods?

The Food and Drug Administration refuted a Washington Post report that said it will adopt the Institute of Medicine's recommendations to set legal limits on sodium, rather than rely on voluntary efforts.

“The FDA is not currently working on regulations nor has it made a decision to regulate sodium content in foods at this time,” the FDA said in a statement last month.

The issue is, however, on the FDA's

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