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Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2022-09-11 and last amended on 2022-07-21. Previous Versions

PART BFoods (continued)

DIVISION 29Supplemented Foods (continued)

Nutrition Labelling (continued)

Simplified Formats
  •  (1) This section applies to a supplemented food if it satisfies the condition set out in subsection B.29.002(4) and its supplemented food facts table includes only the information referred to in paragraphs B.29.002(4)(a) to (m).

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the supplemented food facts table must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (3) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, a supplemented food facts table containing only the information referred to in paragraphs B.29.002(4)(a) to (m) in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual simplified standard format in accordance with Figure 6.5(B) or 6.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (b) the bilingual simplified horizontal format in accordance with Figure 7.3(B) or 7.4(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (c) the simplified linear format in accordance with Figures 17.1(E) and (F) or 17.2(E) and (F) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (d) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table; or

    • (e) a manner described in section B.29.017.

  • (4) Despite subsections (2) and (3), if the supplemented food facts table is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Simplified Standard Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    15.1(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    25.2(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    35.3(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    45.4(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    55.5(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    65.6(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Simplified Standard Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    16.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    26.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    36.3(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    46.4(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 3

    Bilingual Simplified Horizontal Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    17.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in Parts 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    27.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in Parts 1 and 2 and in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
Simplified Formats — Supplemented Foods that are Single-serving Prepackaged Products
  •  (1) This section applies to a supplemented food that is a single-serving prepackaged product, whose supplemented food facts table includes only the information referred to in paragraphs B.29.002(5)(a) to (l).

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the supplemented food facts table of the supplemented food that is a single-serving prepackaged product must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (3) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food that is a single-serving prepackaged product, a supplemented food facts table containing only the information referred to in paragraphs B.29.002(5)(a) to (l) in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual simplified standard format in accordance with Figure 6.5.1(B) or 6.6.1(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (b) the bilingual simplified horizontal format in accordance with Figure 7.3.1(B) or 7.4.1(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (c) the simplified linear format in accordance with Figures 17.1.1(E) and (F) or 17.2.1(E) and (F) of the Directory of SFFT Formats;

    • (d) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table; or

    • (e) a manner described in section B.29.017.

  • (4) Despite subsections (2) and (3), if the supplemented food facts table of the supplemented food that is a single-serving prepackaged product is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Bilingual Simplified Standard Format — Supplemented Foods that are Single-serving Prepackaged Products

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    16.1.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    26.2.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    36.3.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    46.4.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Simplified Horizontal Format — Supplemented Foods that are Single-serving Prepackaged Products

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    17.1.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in Part 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    27.2.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in Part 1 and in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
Dual Format — Supplemented Foods Requiring Preparation
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the supplemented food facts table includes information referred to in subsection B.29.005(4), the supplemented food facts table must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (2) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, a supplemented food facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual dual format in accordance with Figure 9.5(B) or 9.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats; or

    • (b) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section, in determining whether a version of a supplemented food facts table cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, the supplemented food facts table must include only the information that is required by these Regulations to be included in the table, together with the information referred to in subsection B.29.005(4).

  • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if the supplemented food facts table is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (2)(a) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Dual Format — Supplemented Foods Requiring Preparation

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    18.1(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    28.2(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    38.3(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    48.4(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    58.5(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    68.6(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Dual Format — Supplemented Foods Requiring Preparation

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    19.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    29.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    39.3(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    49.4(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
 
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