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Government/Non-government Organization Partnership

2009

National Salt Reduction Initiative (see Appendix G)

Partnership of over 45 cities, states, and national health organizations working to reduce U.S. population salt intake by 20% over 5 years by working with industry to set salt reduction targets that are designed to allow for gradual reductions in the sodium content of packaged and restaurant foods

U.S. population

aPublic Law 111-8, Joint Explanatory Statement: Division F—Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations, 2009.

bImplemented or passed into law as of February 16, 2010. See Appendix J for more information.

NOTE: d = day; g = gram; mg = milligram; tsp = teaspoon.



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