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Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2022-09-22 and last amended on 2022-07-21. Previous Versions

PART BFoods (continued)

DIVISION 29Supplemented Foods (continued)

Nutrition Labelling (continued)

Aggregate Format — Different Kinds of Supplemented Foods
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the supplemented food facts table of a prepackaged product containing an assortment of supplemented foods includes separate information for each supplemented food as provided in paragraph B.29.005(2)(a) or subsection B.29.005(3), the supplemented food facts table must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (2) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the prepackaged product, a supplemented food facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out

    • (a) in the case of a prepackaged product described in paragraph B.29.005(2)(a), in

      • (i) the bilingual aggregate format in accordance with Figure 11.5(B) or 11.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats,

      • (ii) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table, or

      • (iii) a manner described in section B.29.017; or

    • (b) in the case of a prepackaged product described in subsection B.29.005(3), in

      • (i) the bilingual aggregate format in accordance with Figure 11.5(B) or 11.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats, or

      • (ii) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section, in determining whether a version of a supplemented food facts table cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the prepackaged product, the supplemented food facts table must include only the information that is required by these Regulations to be included for each supplemented food for which separate information is set out in the table.

  • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if the supplemented food facts table of the prepackaged product is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in subparagraph (2)(b)(i) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Aggregate Format — Different Kinds of Supplemented Foods

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    110.1(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    210.2(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    310.3(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    410.4(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    510.5(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    610.6(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Aggregate Format — Different Kinds of Supplemented Foods

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    111.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    211.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    311.3(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    411.4(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
Dual Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the supplemented food facts table includes separate information for different amounts of the supplemented food as provided in paragraph B.29.005(5)(a) without including the information referred to in paragraph B.29.005(5)(b), the supplemented food facts table must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (2) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, a supplemented food facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual dual format in accordance with Figure 13.5(B) or 13.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats; or

    • (b) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section, in determining whether a version of a supplemented food facts table cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, the supplemented food facts table must include only the information that is required by these Regulations to be included for each amount of the supplemented food for which separate information is set out in the table.

  • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if the supplemented food facts table is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (2)(a) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Dual Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    112.1(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    212.2(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    312.3(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    412.4(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    512.5(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    612.6(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Dual Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    113.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    213.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    313.3(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    413.4(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the supplemented food facts table includes separate information for different amounts of the supplemented food as provided in paragraphs B.29.005(5)(a) and (b), the supplemented food facts table must be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (2) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, a supplemented food facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the supplemented food facts table must be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual aggregate format in accordance with Figure 15.5(B) or 15.6(B) of the Directory of SFFT Formats; or

    • (b) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the supplemented food facts table.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section, in determining whether a version of a supplemented food facts table cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the supplemented food, the supplemented food facts table must include only the information that is required by these Regulations to be included for each amount of the supplemented food for which separate information is set out in the table.

  • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if the supplemented food facts table of the supplemented food is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it must be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (2)(a) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    114.1(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    214.2(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    314.3(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    414.4(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    514.5(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    614.6(E) and (F)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.

    PART 2

    Bilingual Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Supplemented Food

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of SFFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    115.1(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)

    215.2(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)

    The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    315.3(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    415.4(B)

    (nutrients and supplemental ingredients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
 
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