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

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-06-20. Previous Versions

Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Food — Infants Six Months of Age or Older but Less Than One Year of Age

[SOR/2016-305, s. 40]
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the nutrition facts table of a prepackaged product that is intended solely for infants six months of age or older but less than one year of age includes separate information for different amounts of the food as provided in subsection B.01.406(8), the nutrition facts table shall 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 nutrition facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the nutrition facts table shall be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual aggregate format in accordance with Figure 30.5(B) or 30.6(B) of the Directory of NFT 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 nutrition facts table.

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

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Food — Infants Six Months of Age or Older but Less Than One Year of Age

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of NFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    129.1(E) and (F)
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)
    229.2(E) and (F)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)
    329.3(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))
    429.4(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))
    529.5(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))
    629.6(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))

    PART 2

    Bilingual Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Food — Infants Six Months of Age or Older but Less Than One Year of Age

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Directory of NFT Formats (Version)Condition of use
    130.1(B)
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 8 points)
    230.2(B)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points)
    330.3(B)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 7 points (condensed))
    430.4(B)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (nutrients to be shown in a type size of not less than 6 points (condensed))
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20;
  • SOR/2016-305, ss. 41, 74.

Presentation of Additional Information — Infants Six Months of Age or Older but Less Than One Year of Age

[SOR/2016-305, s. 42]
  •  (1) This section applies to a prepackaged product that is intended solely for infants six months of age or older but less than one year of age.

  • (2) If information referred to in column 1 of the table to section B.01.402 is included in a nutrition facts table that is set out in a version consisting of a table in English and a table in French or a table in English or French, that information shall be displayed

    • (a) in accordance with the order of presentation, the use of indents and the presentation of footnotes illustrated in Figures 33.1(E) and (F) of the Directory of NFT Formats; and

    • (b) in respect of matters other than those referred to in paragraph (a), in accordance with the format that is specified in the applicable figure in the Directory of NFT Formats.

  • (3) If information referred to in column 1 of the table to section B.01.402 is included in a nutrition facts table that is set out in a version consisting of a table in both English and French, that information shall be displayed

    • (a) in accordance with the order of presentation, the use of indents and the presentation of footnotes illustrated in Figure 34.1(B) of the Directory of NFT Formats; and

    • (b) in respect of matters other than those referred to in paragraph (a), in accordance with the format that is specified in the applicable figure in the Directory of NFT Formats.

  • (4) Despite paragraph (2)(a), the use of indents illustrated in Figures 33.1(E) and (F) of the Directory of NFT Formats is not applicable if information referred to in column 1 of the table to section B.01.402 is set out in the linear format referred to in paragraph B.01.461(3)(c) or the simplified linear format referred to in paragraph B.01.462(3)(c).

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20;
  • SOR/2016-305, ss. 43, 74.

Alternative Methods of Presentation

  •  (1) Despite section A.01.016, the nutrition facts table of a prepackaged product that meets the condition specified in subsection B.01.454(3) or B.01.455(3), paragraph B.01.457(2)(b), subsection B.01.461(3) or B.01.462(3) or paragraph B.01.463(2)(b) may be set out on

    • (a) a tag attached to the package;

    • (b) a package insert;

    • (c) the inner side of a label;

    • (d) a fold-out label; or

    • (e) an outer sleeve, overwrap or collar.

  • (2) If the nutrition facts table is set out in a manner described in paragraph (1)(b) or (c), the outer side of the label of the package shall indicate in a type size of not less than 8 points where the nutrition facts table is located.

  • (3) If the nutrition facts table is set out in a manner described in subsection (1), it shall be set out

    • (a) in the case of a product described in subsection B.01.454(3), in a version that is described in paragraph B.01.454(3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.454;

    • (b) in the case of a product described in subsection B.01.455(3), in a version that is described in paragraph B.01.455(3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.455;

    • (c) in the case of a product described in paragraph B.01.457(2)(b), in a version that is described in subparagraph B.01.457(2)(b)(i) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.457;

    • (d) in the case of a product described in subsection B.01.461(3), in a version that is described in paragraph B.01.461(3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.461;

    • (e) in the case of a product described in subsection B.01.462(3), in a version that is described in paragraph B.01.462(3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.462; and

    • (f) in the case of a product described in paragraph B.01.463(2)(b), in a version that is described in subparagraph B.01.463(2)(b)(i) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to section B.01.463.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20.
 
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