Seems like we just had this conversation about a month ago, huh? Well at least I know MrsPFnVA will agree with me in opposing any such legislation along these lines. My favorite part is the final paragraph where they essentially admit "you haven't done what we suggest you do, so now we are going to try and force you to." FDA Should Regulate Salt, Panel Says - ABC News FDA Should Regulate Salt, Panel Says CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration should regulate the amount of salt added to foods to help Americans cut their high sodium intake, which can lead to high blood pressure, kidney failure and strokes, an influential federal panel said on Tuesday. The Institute of Medicine said this was needed because Americans get most of their salt from processed and restaurant food, and merely telling them to eat less salt has not worked.