CDC Warns Up to 80% of Packaged Foods Are Dangerously High in Salt

April 4, 2015 11:33 AM

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America’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has accidentally stumbled over a rather worrying finding in relation to the amount of salt the average US citizen may be consuming…wholly without their knowledge. Having set out to determine whether any links were apparent between the salt content of prepared or packaged foods and the regions in which they were produced, the CDC instead found that up to 80% of such foods vastly overstep federal salt content guidelines.

And as is often this case, these worryingly high levels of salt are apparently not being displayed prominently enough for consumers to fully understand what they’re buying.

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