FDA Issues New Sodium Guidelines, Pressures Food Industry To Make Foods Less SaltyThe Obama administration is pressuring the food industry to make foods from breads to sliced turkey less salty, proposing long-awaited sodium guidelines in an effort to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
NYC Chain Restaurants Now Required To Label High-Sodium FoodsStarting Tuesday, some restaurants across New York City are required to roll out new menus highlighting high-sodium items.
NYC's Salt Warning Rule Set To Take Effect At Chain RestaurantsNew York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.
NYC Board Of Health Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Sodium Warnings On MenusThe city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium.
Road Salt Barge Arrives In New Jersey After Long DelayA barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey at last, as another winter storm was bearing down.
Sen. Booker: New Jersey Will 'Be Able To Get The Salt That It Needs'New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
N.J. Officials Work To Replenish Shrinking Road Salt SupplyNew Jersey transportation officials say they're working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.
Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State AreaForecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
Tri-State Area Faces Icy Conditions As Municipalities Deal With Salt ShortagesForecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday's snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
Winter Storm Knocks Out Power, Disrupts Travel In New JerseyA winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.
Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick DrivingA winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
Study: No Health Benefit Seen In Adopting Low Sodium DietAt the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.