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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.002A from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

  •  (1) For the purposes of this Part, a serving of stated size of a food shall be

    • (a) based on the food as offered for sale; and

    • (b) expressed

      • (i) in grams, if

        • (A) the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) the food is set out in column 1 of item 78, 149 or 150 of Schedule M, and

      • (ii) in millilitres, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume, except in the case of a food referred to in clause (i)(B).

  • (2) A serving of stated size shall be the net quantity of the food in the package if

    • (a) the quantity of food can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion;

    • (b) the reference amount of the food is less than 100 g or 100 mL and the package contains less than 200% of that reference amount; or

    • (c) the reference amount of the food is 100 g or 100 mL or more and the package contains 150% or less of that reference amount.

  • SOR/88-559, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 3
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