Processed Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 291)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

PART IHEALTH AND SAFETY

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall market a food product in import, export or interprovincial trade as food unless the food product, including every substance used as a component or ingredient thereof,

    • (a[Repealed, SOR/2011-205, s. 27]

    • (b) is not contaminated;

    • (c) is sound, wholesome and edible;

    • (d) is prepared in a sanitary manner;

    • (e) where irradiated, is irradiated in accordance with Division 26 of Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations; and

    • (f) meets all other requirements of the Food and Drugs Act and the Food and Drug Regulations with respect to the food product.

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

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2003-6, s. 41]

  • (4) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(d), “prepared in a sanitary manner” means prepared in accordance with the provisions of sections 16 and 17.

  • SOR/91-687, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-548, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 41;
  • SOR/2006-221, s. 5(F);
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 27;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 38(E).

 Despite section 2.1, a food 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 food products intended for use as food; and

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

  • SOR/91-687, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-548, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 42;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 28.

 An inspector may direct that a food product be disposed of or destroyed where the inspector suspects on reasonable grounds that the food product

  • (a[Repealed, SOR/2011-205, s. 29]

  • (b) is contaminated;

  • (c) does not meet the requirements of subsection 2.1(1) or section 2.2 and cannot be prepared in such a manner that it meets those requirements; or

  • (d) is otherwise injurious to the health of any person.

  • SOR/91-687, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-548, s. 2;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 29.