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

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-11-07. Previous Versions

Aggregate Format — Different Amounts of Food

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the nutrition facts table of a prepackaged product includes separate information for different amounts of the food as provided in paragraphs B.01.406(7)(a) and (c), 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 15.5(B) or 15.6(B) of Schedule L; 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.

  • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if the nutrition facts table of the prepackaged product is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it shall be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (2)(a) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    AGGREGATE FORMAT — DIFFERENT AMOUNTS OF FOOD

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    1.14.1(E) and (F)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    2.14.2(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.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    3.14.3(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.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    4,14.4(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.
    (7 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    5.14.5(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.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    6.14.6(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.
    (6 point condensed type with 9 point leading)

    PART 2

    BILINGUAL AGGREGATE FORMAT — DIFFERENT AMOUNTS OF FOOD

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    1.15.1(B)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    2.15.2(B)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    3.15.3(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.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    4.15.4(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.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20.