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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.508 from 2022-07-20 to 2023-01-25:

  •  (1) A person may, on the label of or in any advertisement for a food, make a representation, express or implied, that the food is for use in a sodium-restricted diet, if a statement or claim set out in column 4 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims, in respect of any of the following subjects set out in column 1, is made on the label of or in the advertisement for the food, in accordance with section B.01.503:

    • (a) “free of sodium or salt”, set out in item 31;

    • (b) “low in sodium or salt”, set out in item 32;

    • (c) “reduced in sodium or salt”, set out in item 33; or

    • (d) “lower in sodium or salt”, set out in item 34.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), no person shall, on the principal display panel of a prepackaged product, make a representation, express or implied, that the product is for use in a sodium-restricted diet if a nutrition symbol referring to sodium appears on the panel.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
  • SOR/2022-168, s. 18
  • SOR/2022-168, s. 52
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