SHAKE the salt habit. The SHAKE technical package for salt reduction



The SHAKE package outlines the policies and interventions which have been effective in reducing population salt intake, provides evidence of the efficacy of the recommended interventions, and includes a toolkit containing resources to assist Members States to implement the interventions.

The SHAKE acronym stands for:

  • Surveillance: measure and monitor salt use.
  • Harness industry: promote the reformulation of foods and meals to contain less salt.
  • Adopt standards for labelling and marketing: Implement standards for effective and accurate labelling and marketing of food.
  • Knowledge: educate and communicate to empower individuals to eat less salt.
  • Environment: support settings to promote healthy eating.