Iodised Salt Sodium chlo­ride: checked; io­dine: checked

Consumer Voice - - The Surveillance Series -

“Let there be work,bread,wa­ter and salt for all.” ~Nel­sonMan­dela

Nine brands of iodised salt (seven brands of reg­u­lar iodised salt and two brands of low-sodium salt) were se­lected for the Sur­veil­lance Se­ries. Pri­mar­ily, all brands were tested for sodium chlo­ride and io­dine con­tent. The na­tional stan­dard re­quires both to be not less than a cer­tain amount in food-grade iodised salt. Read on to get the low-down on some es­sen­tial at­tributes that you must know about what is pos­si­bly the world’s old­est-known food ad­di­tive.

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