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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.08.032 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-04-28:

  •  (1) Each of the following foods for which a standard is prescribed, namely,

    • (a) (named variety) cheese,

    • (b) cheddar cheese,

    • (c) cream cheese,

    • (d) whey cheese,

    • (e) (named variety) whey cheese,

    • (f) cream cheese with (named added ingredients),

    • (g) cream cheese spread,

    • (h) cream cheese spread with (named added ingredients),

    • (i) processed (named variety) cheese,

    • (j) processed (named variety) cheese with (named added ingredients),

    • (k) processed cheese food,

    • (l) processed cheese food with (named added ingredients),

    • (m) processed cheese spread,

    • (n) processed cheese spread with (named added ingredients),

    • (o) cold-pack (named variety) cheese,

    • (p) cold-pack (named variety) cheese with (named added ingredients),

    • (q) cold-pack cheese food, and

    • (r) cold-pack cheese food with (named added ingredients),

    shall be labelled to show on the principal display panel a statement of the percentage of milk fat in the food followed by the words “milk fat” or the abbreviation “B.F.” or “M.F.”, and the percentage of moisture in the food followed by the word “moisture” or “water”.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), no person shall make any direct or indirect reference on the label of a food referred to in subsection (1) to the milk fat content or moisture content of the food except as required by subsection (1).

  • (3) In addition to the statements referred to in subsection (1), a person may, on the label of a food referred to in that subsection, make a declaration of the fat content of the food, expressed in grams per serving of a stated size.

  • SOR/79-752, s. 2
  • SOR/88-559, s. 17
  • SOR/94-689, s. 2(E)
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