Campbell sued for heart-healthy sodium label

A lawsuit seeking class-action status says that the American Heart Association lets Campbell Soup use its “Heart-Check” certification in exchange for fees, even when the company’s products don’t meet the group’s own nutritional recommendations. The suit centers on what qualifies as a healthy amount of sodium. On its website, the American Heart Association says people should aim to eat less than 1,500 mg of sodium per day. But Amit Chitre, a representative for the group, said in an email that the...

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