Sugar and salt: Industrial is best

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  1. How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With ‘Salt Sugar Fat’ : The Salt : NPR

    From food scientists who study the human palate to maximize consumer bliss, to marketing campaigns that target teens to hook them for life on a brand, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss’ new book goes inside the world of processed, packaged goods.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/02/26/172969363/how-the-food-industry-manipulates-taste-buds-with-salt-sugar-fat?ft=1

    —Huffduffed by tlafleur

  2. Iceland Serves Up Road Salt for Dinner

    Iceland has a big issue at hand at the moment.

    “Salt”

    And it is not about the kind that we sprinkle on food, but the one that we sprinkle on roads to stop the cars from sliding around the ice.

    But maybe it is both.

    It seems Icelanders have been seasoning their food with industrial or road salt for about 13 years, without realizing it.

    Anchor Marco Werman talks to Thora Arnorsdottir, a news editor at Icelandic National Broadcasting in Reykjavík. She has been covering the salt scandal.

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  3. French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food : The Salt : NPR

    Two years ago, France introduced a law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities and food banks. Skeptics called it unworkable at the time, but there are signs the effort is succeeding.

    https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/02/24/586579455/french-food-waste-law-changing-how-grocery-stores-approach-excess-food

    —Huffduffed by grankabeza

  4. Michael Jacobson, A Pioneer Of Food Activism, Steps Down And Looks Back : The Salt : NPR

    Michael Jacobson invented a new style of food activism. For four decades, he led the fight against "junk food." He’s now stepping down as president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

    http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/07/548715416/a-pioneer-of-food-activism-steps-down-looks-back

    —Huffduffed by abrin