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Column: Humans continue to rely on salt for life, livelihood

  • NEW YORK TIMES / 2017
                                Salt is not just used to flavor food; it’s critical to sustain life and has been used for thousands of years as a preservative.

    NEW YORK TIMES / 2017

    Salt is not just used to flavor food; it’s critical to sustain life and has been used for thousands of years as a preservative.

Rock salt is a mineral, halite. It occurs in massive underground deposits on all continents. In its pure form it is sodium chloride, a crystalline substance composed of equal numbers of sodium and chlorine atoms. Read more

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