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Processed Food: Salt and Sodium Levels

Volume 454: debated on Wednesday 13 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations (a) her Department and (b) the Food Standards Agency has received on the Food Standards Agency's recommendations on salt and sodium levels in processed food. (107712)

The Food Standards Agency received 75 responses from a wide range of stakeholders to its consultation on the voluntary salt reduction targets, which took place in 2005. These representations can be viewed on the FSA's website at

Since publication of the targets in March 2006, the FSA and the Department have received a small number of letters from interested parties on the targets/work in this area.