Food and Drug Regulations
B.01.509 (1) A person may, on the label of or in any advertisement for a food, make the statement or claim that the food is “unsweetened” if
(a) the food meets the conditions set out in item 40, column 2, of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims for the subject “No added sugars” set out in column 1; and
(b) the food does not contain a sweetener referred to in section 2 of the Marketing Authorization for Food Additives That May Be Used as Sweeteners.
(2) Despite subsection (1), no person shall, on the principal display panel of a prepackaged product, make a statement or claim that the product is “unsweetened” if a nutrition symbol referring to sugars appears on the panel.
- SOR/2003-11, s. 20
- SOR/2022-168, s. 19
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