Sodium Reduction Technologies and Initiatives: Progress, Needs and a Way Forward
Washington, DC, USA
August 27, 2019

The objective of this meeting is to foster cross-sector dialogue related to reducing sodium in the food supply and intake, and to identify information needs and next steps for IAFNS and stakeholders broadly.


Technology Update: Sodium Reduction in Processed Foods – Video not available
Janice Johnson, PhD, Cargill

Sodium Reduction Efforts in the UK – Video
Victoria Targett and Bethany Knowles, Public Health England

Health Canada Efforts – Video not available
Mary L’Abbé, PhD, University of Toronto on Behalf of William Yan, PhD, Health Canada

Industry perspective – Video
Megan Nechanicky, MS, RDN, General Mills

New DRIs for Sodium and Potassium – Video
Virginia Stallings, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, DRI Committee Chair

National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative – Video
Andrea Sharkey, MPH, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative lead

AHA Sodium Reduction Efforts & Evolution – Video
Cheryl Toner, MS, RDN, American Heart Association

This workshop was supported by the IAFNS Sodium Committee.