Meat processors slam salt nannies for threatening consumer lives with botulism

Salt has taste AND food safety benefits.

UK food manufacturers say that salt nanny pressure to reduce salt content in processed meats will increase the risk of death from Clostridium botulinum.

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4 thoughts on “Meat processors slam salt nannies for threatening consumer lives with botulism”

  1. Salting meat was used first as a preservative rather than a flavor enhancer. “Corned” beef refers to the salt used to pickle the meat. This anti-spoiling property made long trips possible, especially sea voyages, but all accounts agree that the food would sustain life but not morale.

  2. The solution is obvious: seal all food products and irradiate them. What, the nannies don’t like that either?

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