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Salt reduction – onwards and downwards!

The UK’s work on salt reduction is world leading. The report on Salt and Health by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition set the scene and we have reduced average daily salt intakes by 15% since 2001. This is primarily … Read more → – Salt reduction – onwards and downwards!

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SME Cricketer Farm offers consumers healthier cheese

Since becoming a Responsibility Deal partner in 2012, Cricketer Farm has shown their commitment to support and enable their customers to consume a healthier diet. As signatories to the salt and saturated fat reduction pledges, they launched their award winning … Read more → – SME Cricketer Farm offers consumers healthier cheese

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Revised wording for the F5(c) salt catering procurement pledge

The wording of the F5(c) Salt Catering Procurement pledge has been updated.  The pledge previously stated that it needed to be achieved by the end of 2012. To reflect that it continues to be relevant and that signatories are expected … Read more → – Revised wording for the F5(c) salt catering procurement pledge

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New salt strategy to drive further progress to cut salt

The food network has today published its new salt strategy, which sets out the direction of travel we plan to take to make further progress in reducing salt in the nation’s diet. The approach is purposively designed to take a … Read more → – New salt strategy to drive further progress to cut salt

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High Level steering group 11 December 2012 meeting

The food network high level steering group met on 11 December 2012. The following issues were discussed at this meeting: Salt – next steps Forward work programme, including calorie reduction 2nd tranche proposals Localising the Responsibility Deal Here is the … Read more → – High Level steering group 11 December 2012 meeting

Salt reduction

The UK continues to lead the world in salt reduction.  This success is largely due to the UK food industry efforts to reduce the levels of salt in food, through the Public Health Responsibility Deal Food Network. For some products, … Read more → – Salt reduction

High level steering group 2 October 2012 meeting

The Food network high level steering group met on 2 October 2012. The following issues were discussed at this meeting: Actions from last meeting and matters arising Pledge update and next steps – calorie reduction and fruit and vegetables Salt … Read more → – High level steering group 2 October 2012 meeting

SUBWAY® brand signed up to all the food pledges

SUBWAY® brand is proud of its nutritional leadership and commitment to healthier options. Our health positioning is confirmed by our ability to sign up to all four of the Government’s Public Health Responsibility Deal Pledges; to reduce salt, to eliminate … Read more → – SUBWAY® brand signed up to all the food pledges

Dr Susan Jebb, chair of the food network talks about the good progress on salt reduction

Susan Jebb

I was delighted to see the continuing decline in the average amount of salt we’re eating in England from the 2011 urinary salt survey – down a further 0.5g since the last survey in 2008 to 8.1g a day. It … Read more → – Dr Susan Jebb, chair of the food network talks about the good progress on salt reduction

F5(c). Salt Catering: Procurement

“We recognise that achieving the public health goal of consuming no more than 6g of salt per person per day will necessitate further action across the whole industry, Government, NGOs and individuals. We will support and enable customers to reduce … Read more → – F5(c). Salt Catering: Procurement