Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations

Version of section 3.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-29:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall market produce in import, export or interprovincial trade as food unless it

  • (2) No person shall mix produce that is adulterated or contaminated with other produce of the same kind that is not adulterated or contaminated in order that the produce meet the requirements of paragraphs (1)(a) to (h).

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/95-475, s. 2]

  • (4) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(e), prepared in a sanitary manner includes preparation in such a manner that

    • (a) no stagnant or polluted water is used in the washing or fluming of the produce;

    • (b) only potable water is used in the final rinsing of the produce to remove any surface contaminant before packing;

    • (c) the final rinse water, if reused, is used only in the initial washing or fluming of the produce; and

    • (d) the produce is handled with equipment that is cleaned regularly.

  • SOR/90-656, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-475, s. 2;
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 6.
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