Move to replace Standard Salt with Iodized Salt in Common Household Products
Recent reports of moderate iodine deficiency among New Zealanders and mild deficiency in some parts of Australia has prompted the Trans-Tasman regulator// Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to consider a proposal to replace standard salt with iodized
salt in some common household products...
Kiwanis International Pursuing Second Worldwide Service Project
...CEO of Kiwanis International. "Today, our partner in that effort, UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) estimates the number of households consuming iodized
salt has jumped from 20 percent in 1990 to more than 70 percent today.
"There remain a few pockets of need and we will remain vigilant to keep m...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 30, 2008
... ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
table salt may be low in iodine, raising health co... scientists in Texas have found that 53 percent of iodized
salt samples contained less than the U.S. Food and...tion (FDA) recommended level of this key nutrient. iodized
table salt is the main source of iodine for most i...
NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, Oct. 1, 2007 Issue
...uberculosis will haunt us forever. The evidence
is in: these problems can be solved," he writes. "Some lifesaving solutions
can be extremely simple -- iodized
salt to prevent stunted growth, for
example, or oral rehydration solutions to fight diarrhea ... Other
solutions will arise from pioneering research n...
Flower-power on a Plate in Paris
...had analysed each flower and selected it before creating a new dish in order that it "fit into the grid of a dish."
Borage for example has "an iodized
taste" that blends perfectly with seafood, while nasturtium flowers have "a slight taste of Espelette pepper" that make them ideal with mussels and pa...
Iodine Deficiency: A Global Initiative to Weed Out the Problem
...o prevent IDD is to ensure that everybody consumes iodized
salt. Just eating iodized
salt in place of non-iodized salt, in the usual qu...s, is more than sufficient to prevent IDD. Further iodized
salt does not cause harm to people who already con...
Australia: Salt needs More of Iodine
...rinologists has co-authored these findings. He has issued a wake up call to the authorities who seem to be very slow in remedial measures - compulsory iodized
salt, would be an answer to this problem, according to him.
Combining the mineral iodine, into the salt is perhaps the easiest and efficient way...
WHO hopes to wipe away Iodine deficiency diseases by 2005
...mends universal salt iodization, namely the use of iodized
salt for human and animal consumption, to prevent ...stimates that 66% of households now have access to iodized
This report is based on the WHO Global ...HO report.
WHO also emphasizes that promoting iodized
salt should not lead to the over-consumption of sa...