11. Maple syrup shall be marked as required by this Part as a condition to the application or use of a grade name in respect of that syrup.
12. (1) Every container of maple syrup that is graded under these Regulations shall bear a label marked
(a) with the words “maple syrup” and “sirop d’érable”;
(b) with the grade name on the same panel as the name of the product and in letters of a size set out in Schedule IV;
(c) with the name of the colour class in English and French adjacent to the grade name and in letters of a size set out in Schedule IV;
(d) with a true and correct declaration of net quantity expressed in litres or, where less than one litre, in millilitres;
(i) the name and address of the sugar bush establishment, the packing establishment or the maple syrup shipper establishment, or
(ii) the name and address of the first dealer and the registration number of the packing establishment.
(2) Where the area of the principal display surface of a label is that set out in Column I of an item of Schedule IV, letters with the minimum height set out in Column II of the item shall be used.
(3) Every container of a maple product, other than maple syrup, that is shipped in interprovincial or international trade shall bear a label marked
(a) with the name of the contents;
(b) with a true and correct declaration of net quantity expressed in kilograms or, where less than one kilogram, in grams; and
(i) the name and address of the sugar bush establishment or the packing establishment, or
- SOR/91-371, s. 5.
INSPECTION AND GRADING SERVICES
13. (1) A person who wishes to have maple products inspected or graded shall
(a) make a request to an inspector at least 24 hours before the service is required or, if there is no inspector in the area, at the nearest inspection office at least 48 hours before the service is required;
(b) present the maple products at a place and time designated by an inspector;
(c) make all maple products from which samples will be drawn by the inspector readily accessible and ensure that they are in a condition suitable for inspection or grading;
(d) be available to assist the inspector, or designate an employee on the premises who will be available to assist the inspector, to open and close the containers and provide such other assistance as the inspector may request in order to provide the service;
(e) indicate the grade names and colour class, if any, proposed to be placed on the containers, where the maple products are unlabelled at the time they are presented;
(f) indicate whether a certificate of inspection will be required; and
(g) pay the applicable fee prescribed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees Notice, in accordance with the conditions of payment set out in that Notice.
(2) An inspector shall, on the written request of a person who has a financial interest in maple products that were inspected or graded under these Regulations, provide the person with a copy of the certificate of inspection.
(3) [Repealed, SOR/2000-183, s. 13]
- SOR/97-302, s. 5;
- SOR/2000-183, s. 13;
- SOR/2004-80, s. 3.
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