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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.403 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

  •  (1) This section applies in respect of a prepackaged product intended solely for children under two years of age.

  • (2) The nutrition facts table of the product shall not contain

    • (a) the percentage of the daily value of fat, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, carbohydrate or fibre or of the sum of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids;

    • (b) the energy value from fat or from the sum of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids; or

    • (c) any of the footnotes to the subheading “% Daily Value” set out in Figures 18.1(E) and (F) in Schedule L.

  • (3) The nutrition facts table of the product may omit the amount of saturated fatty acids, trans fatty acids and cholesterol.

  • (4) Despite subsection (3), if the amount of cholesterol is in the nutrition facts table, the amounts of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids shall also be in the nutrition facts table.

  • (5) If the information in respect of six or more of the energy value and nutrients referred to in column 1 of items 2, 3 and 8 to 13 of the table to section B.01.401 may be expressed as “0” in the nutrition facts table of the product in accordance with that section, the nutrition facts table need only include the following information:

    • (a) the serving of stated size;

    • (b) the energy value;

    • (c) the amount of fat;

    • (d) the amount of carbohydrate;

    • (e) the amount of protein;

    • (f) the amount of any nutrient that is the subject of a representation referred to in subparagraph B.01.401(3)(e)(ii);

    • (g) the amount of any sugar alcohol, vitamin or mineral nutrient added to the product, other than fluoride added to prepackaged water or ice;

    • (h) the amount of any vitamin or mineral nutrient that is declared as a component of one of the product’s ingredients other than flour;

    • (i) the amount of any nutrient referred to in column 1 of item 8, 10, 11 or 13 of the table to section B.01.401 that may not be expressed as “0” in the nutrition facts table;

    • (j) except in the case described in paragraph (k), the statement “Not a significant source of (naming each nutrient that is omitted from the nutrition facts table in accordance with this subsection)”, but such a statement may be omitted in respect of saturated fatty acids, trans fatty acids and cholesterol; and

    • (k) if the product meets the condition specified in subsection B.01.462(3), the statement “Not a significant source of other nutrients” or the statement referred to in paragraph (j).

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
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