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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.26.003 from 2017-02-22 to 2023-03-20:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall sell a food that has been irradiated.

  • (2) A food that is set out in column 1 of the table to this Division that has been irradiated may be sold if both of the following requirements are met:

    • (a) the ionizing radiation is of a type and from a source set out in column 2 for the purpose of irradiation set out in column 3; and

    • (b) the ionizing radiation that is absorbed by the food is either within the range set out in columns 4 and 5 or, if there is no minimum absorbed dose set out in column 4, is not more than the maximum absorbed dose set out in column 5.

  • SOR/89-175, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-16, s. 4
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