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NYC asks food manufacturers to cut salt content

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NEW YORK (AP) -- City health officials have battled trans fats and high-calorie fast food. Now, they're taking on salt.

The health department released draft guidelines today recommending a maximum amount of salt that should be in a wide variety of manufactured and packaged foods, aiming to help reduce the average American's salt intake by 20 percent in five years.

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