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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.022 from 2016-12-14 to 2019-01-14:


 The label of a food, other than a table-top sweetener, that contains neotame shall carry the following information:

  • (a) subject to paragraph (b), a statement on the principal display panel to the effect that the food contains neotame or is sweetened with neotame, in letters of at least the same size and prominence as the letters used for showing the numerical quantity in the declaration of net quantity as required under section 14 of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations;

  • (b) in the case where other sweeteners or sweetening agents are used in conjunction with neotame, a statement on the principal display panel, in letters of at least the same size and prominence as the letters used for showing the numerical quantity in the declaration of net quantity as required under section 14 of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations, to the effect that the food

    • (i) contains neotame and (naming the other sweeteners and the sweetening agents), or

    • (ii) is sweetened with neotame and (naming the other sweeteners and the sweetening agents);

  • (c) if the label of the food carries a nutrition facts table, a statement setting out the neotame content expressed in milligrams per serving of stated size; and

  • (d) if the label of the food does not carry a nutrition facts table, a statement setting out the following energy value and contents of the food, per serving of stated size, grouped together and given equal prominence on any part of the label:

    • (i) the energy value, expressed in Calories (Calories or Cal) and kilojoules (kilojoules or kJ),

    • (ii) the protein, fat and carbohydrate content, expressed in grams, and

    • (iii) the neotame content, expressed in milligrams.

  • SOR/2007-176, s. 4
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 75(F)
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