B.24.204. The label of a prepackaged meal, or of a meal replacement other than a meal replacement represented as a replacement for all daily meals in a diet, that is packaged, sold or advertised for use in a weight reduction diet, or of a food to be sold in a weight reduction clinic, shall include, in the directions for use, a sample seven-day menu in which the prepackaged meal, meal replacement or food is used and which meets the following requirements:
(a) each daily meal includes a minimum of one serving, as described in Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, published in 1992 by the Department of Supply and Services by authority of the Minister of National Health and Welfare, of one food from each of the following groups:
(i) milk, milk products or their alternatives,
(ii) meat and meat alternatives,
(iii) bread and grain products, and
(iv) vegetables and fruit;
(b) the daily energy intake provided for is not less than 1 200 kcal or 5 040 kJ;
(c) not more than 30 per cent of the total daily energy intake of the seven-day menu is derived from its fat content and not more than 10 per cent of the total daily energy intake of the menu is derived from its saturated fatty acid content;
(d) the mean daily intake of each nutrient listed in column I of the table to this section is not less than the amount shown in column II, in the case of a menu recommended for men, or in column III, in the case of a menu recommended for women; and
(e) the menu does not include any reference to vitamin or mineral supplements.
COLUMN I COLUMN II COLUMN III NUTRIENTS MEAN DAILY INTAKE MEN WOMEN Protein 65 g 55 g VITAMINS Vitamin A 1000 RE 800 RE Vitamin D 5 µg 5 µg Vitamin E 10 mg 7 mg Vitamin C 40 mg 30 mg Thiamin 1 mg 1 mg Riboflavin 1 mg 1 mg Niacin 14 NE 14 NE Vitamin B6 1.5 mg 1.5 mg Vitamin B12 1 µg 1 µg Folacin 230 µg 200 µg Pantothenic Acid 5 mg 5 mg MINERAL NUTRIENTS Calcium 800 mg 800 mg Phosphorus 1000 mg 850 mg Iron 9 mg 13 mg Iodide 160 µg 160 µg Magnesium 250 mg 210 mg Copper 2 mg 2 mg Zinc 12 mg 9 mg
- SOR/78-698, s. 9;
- SOR/95-474, s. 5.
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