Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations

Version of section 3.1 from 2011-09-30 to 2017-10-13:

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

  • (2) It is prohibited for anyone to mix produce that is contaminated with other produce of the same kind so that it meets the requirements of subsection (1).

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/95-475, s. 2]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;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 8.
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