South Africa: Mandating maximum salt levels in food products

Background South Africa is the first country to include mandated maximum salt targets for a range of processed foods, targeting the 60% of salt in the diet that comes from processed foods. The first set of targets came into effect on the 30th of June 2016, second stage due to occur in June 2019. South […]

Science of Salt Weekly

Background Nearly every country (181 of 187) in the world consumes in excess of the WHO recommended maximum salt intake of 5g per day. The high profile provided by public health efforts has resulted in a vast number of publications on dietary salt. The rapidly growing volume of research makes it challenging to stay up […]