Maple Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 289)

Regulations are current to 2015-08-04 and last amended on 2015-04-01. Previous Versions

APPLICATION

 These Regulations apply to maple products including maple syrup, maple sugar, soft maple sugar, maple butter and maple taffy.

PROHIBITION

 No person shall market a product in import, export or interprovincial trade in such a manner that it is likely to be mistaken for a maple product for which a grade or standard is established under these Regulations.

  • SOR/91-523, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 34.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall market a maple product in import, export or interprovincial trade as food unless the maple product

  • (2) It is prohibited for anyone to mix a maple product that is contaminated with another maple product so that it meets the requirements of subsection (1).

  • (3) and (4) [Repealed, SOR/2003-6, s. 35]

  • SOR/91-523, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 35;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 17.

 Despite section 3.2, a maple product that is contaminated may be marketed in import, export or interprovincial trade as animal food if it is

  • (a) fit for use as animal food;

  • (b) labelled with the words “animal food” and “aliments pour animaux”;

  • (c) prepared separately from maple products intended for use as food; and

  • (d) where appropriate, treated to give it the appearance of being inedible.

  • SOR/91-523, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 36;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 18.

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-6, s. 37]

PART IMAPLE SYRUP GRADE NAMES

Canadian Maple Syrup

 The grade names “Canada Grade A” and “Canada Processing Grade” are prescribed for Canadian maple syrup and may be used only if the maple syrup meets the requirements set out in Schedule I.

  • SOR/2014-297, s. 2.

Imported Maple Syrup

 The grade names “Grade A” and “Processing Grade” are prescribed for imported maple syrup and may be used only if the imported maple syrup meets the applicable requirements for the equivalent maple syrup “Canada Grade A” and “Canada Processing Grade”, respectively.

  • SOR/2014-297, s. 2.