Processed Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 291)

Regulations are current to 2015-11-16 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, SOR/98-579, s. 4]

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-76, s. 4]

  •  (1) Notwithstanding section 31, the Minister may permit

    • (a) food products to be labelled or relabelled elsewhere than in the establishment where they were packed; and

    • (b) the shipping within Canada of unlabelled food products for remanufacturing purposes.

  • (2) Where shipments of unlabelled food products are made pursuant to subsection (1), an inspector shall attach to one package of the shipment a numbered detention tag duly completed and signed by the inspector.

  • (3) No person shall alter or remove the detention tag placed on the package of the shipment and no person shall remove, sell or otherwise dispose of any part of the shipment so detained until a release in writing has been obtained from an inspector.

 All packages in which containers of food products are packed shall be marked on one panel of the package with

  • (a) the name of the product;

  • (b) the name and address of the operator or, if the containers are packed for a first dealer, the name and address of the first dealer;

  • (c) the grade of the product as indicated on the labels of the containers;

  • (d) the number and size of containers in the package; and

  • (e) the registration number for the establishment in which the product was packed.

  • SOR/86-622, s. 3;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 34(F).
  •  (1) The registration number assigned to an establishment under these Regulations shall not be applied to any container or package of food products prepared in any other establishment.

  • (2) No establishment shall use any container or package bearing the registration number or other identification mark assigned or belonging to any other establishment.

  • SOR/2011-205, s. 34(F).


 A person who wishes to have food products analyzed, inspected or graded shall

  • (a) make a request to an inspector at least 24 hours before the service is required or, if there is no inspector in the area, at the nearest inspection office at least 48 hours before the service is required;

  • (b) present the food products at a place and time designated by an inspector;

  • (c) make all food products from which samples will be drawn by the inspector readily accessible and ensure that they are in a condition suitable for analysis, inspection or grading;

  • (d) be available to assist the inspector, or designate an employee on the premises who will be available to assist the inspector, to open and close the containers and provide such other assistance as the inspector may request in order to provide the service; and

  • (e) indicate the grade names, if any, proposed to be placed on the containers, where the food products are unlabelled at the time they are presented.

  • SOR/86-622, s. 3;
  • SOR/97-300, s. 5.