The Sodium Dilemma: Solutions to Sodium Reduction Challenges

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 10:10 - 10:40

Some people eat to live while others live to eat, and there is no reason you can’t do both. The challenge is maintaining a balance of taste and health. This is important when looking at sodium reduction and cardiovascular health.  

The FDA is viewing sodium as a key player in the increase of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. On October 13, 2021, the FDA released the “Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium in Commercially Processed, Packaged, and Prepared Foods,” providing voluntary sodium reduction targets and guidelines for each food category. We will discuss the landscape of sodium reduction regulations and how to decrease sodium in food products without compromising flavour.

Kara McConnell, Regional Sales Manager , MS, RD , Fuchs

Dan Grazaitis, Director of R&D , Fuchs