National Experts Gather to Discuss What’s on the Horizon
CAMDEN, N.J., May 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –The American Society for Nutrition is hosting a National Dialogue on
Sodium with a diverse panel of health professionals, public health
officials, nutritionists and food industry leader, Campbell Soup Company
(NYSE:CPB). Thepanel will offer an opportunity to discuss
different perspectives on how to best address public health concerns
about sodium, what it will take to reduce sodium intake among Americans
over the next five to ten years and the challenges facing the food
industry in making great-tasting, lower sodium products.
Campbell Soup Company, a recognized leader in sodium reduction, was
asked to participate in the panel to share its insights from decades of
sodium reduction research and efforts. For more than 40 years, sodium
reduction has been a priority for Campbell. The company has made
significant breakthroughs in its longstanding effort and now offers more
than 185 great-tasting, reduced sodium products across its portfolio of
soups, sauces, beverages, breads and pastas. This is more than seven
times the number offered just five years ago. Campbell plans to
introduce new reduced sodium products this summer.
Chor-San Khoo, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Campbell Scientific
Affairs, will join a seven-person panel to share insights based on
her work at Campbell for more than 25 years. Campbell is the only
food industry representative on the panel. She joins esteemed
representatives from the Institute of Medicine, New York City
Department of Health, John Hopkins University, the Albert Einstein
College of Medicine and others.
National Dialogue on Sodium Panel Discussion, Q&A,
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,”
“Arnott’s,” and “V8.” For more information on the company, visit
Campbell’s website at www.campbellsoup.com.
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
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