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Food industry slow to reduce salt

Public Health England has published its first salt reduction report, which shows that nearly half of salt reduction targets were missed by the food industry.

Set by the government in 2014, the most recent targets cover 28 food categories for the food industry to achieve by 2017. This applies to retailers, manufacturers and the out of home sector - including restaurants, cafes and pub chains, and the categories include bread, crisps and ready meals. More….