FDA Proposes Allowing Salt Substitutes In 140 Food Products

By Lia DeGroot / March 24, 2023 at 5:49 PM
FDA on Friday (March 24) issued a proposed rule that would allow 140 standardized food products that list salt as a required ingredient to instead use a salt substitute — a move that FDA says will help manufacturers lower the use of sodium in foods, and help consumers lower their sodium intake. The proposal is part of the Biden administration’s Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, an overarching plan unveiled this past fall outlining the federal government’s strategy to end...

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