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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.404 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

  •  (1) This section applies to a prepackaged product that is intended solely for use as an ingredient in the manufacture of other prepackaged products intended for sale to a consumer at the retail level or as an ingredient in the preparation of food by a commercial or industrial enterprise or institution.

  • (2) No person shall sell the product unless written nutrition information concerning the product accompanies the product when it is delivered to the purchaser.

  • (3) The nutrition information

    • (a) shall include the information that would, but for subsection B.01.401(7), be required by sections B.01.401 and B.01.402 to be included in a nutrition facts table for the product;

    • (b) may include other information that is permitted by section B.01.402 to be included in that nutrition facts table; and

    • (c) shall be expressed in accordance with sections B.01.401 and B.01.402, subject to the following modifications, namely,

      • (i) information for vitamins set out in column I of Table I to Division 1 of Part D and mineral nutrients set out in column I of Table I to Division 2 of that Part shall be expressed in the applicable units referred to in that column,

        • (A) per gram or 100 grams of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) per millilitre or 100 millilitres of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume,

      • (ii) information for other nutrients and the energy value set out in column 1 of the table to section B.01.401 or in column 1 of the table to section B.01.402 shall be expressed in the units referred to in column 3,

        • (A) per gram or 100 grams of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) per millilitre or 100 millilitres of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume,

      • (iii) percentages of daily values and information on servings of stated size may be omitted, and

      • (iv) the nutrition information shall be stated with a degree of precision that corresponds to the accuracy of the analytical methodology used to produce the information.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
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