Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2014-08-21. Previous Versions

 No person shall sell a simulated meat product that resembles fresh sausage, unless that product

  • (a) has a total protein content of not less than nine per cent;

  • (b) has a protein rating of not less than 23, as determined by official method FO-1, Determination of Protein Rating, October 15, 1981;

  • (c) has a fat content of not more than 40 per cent, as determined by official method FO-33, Determination of Fat in Meat and Simulated Meat Products, October 15, 1981;

  • (d) has, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.02.009, each vitamin and mineral nutrient listed in Column I of the Table to this Division in an amount not less than the amount shown in Column II of that Table opposite each such vitamin and mineral nutrient respectively; and

  • (e) where isolated essential amino acids have been added, contains those acids in an amount not exceeding an amount that improves the nutritional quality of the protein.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 56.

 No person shall sell a simulated meat product that resembles cooked sausage, meat loaf, meat by-product loaf, meat roll, meat lunch, or luncheon meat, unless that product

  • (a) has a total protein content of not less than 11 per cent;

  • (b) has a protein rating of not less than 28, as determined by official method FO-1, Determination of Protein Rating, October 15, 1981;

  • (c) has a fat content of not more than 25 per cent, as determined by official method FO-33, Determination of Fat in Meat and Simulated Meat Products, October 15, 1981;

  • (d) contains, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.02.009, each vitamin and mineral nutrient listed in Column I of the Table to this Division in an amount not less than the amount shown in Column II of that Table opposite each such vitamin and mineral nutrient respectively; and

  • (e) where isolated essential amino acids have been added, contains those acids in an amount not exceeding an amount that improves the nutritional quality of the protein.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 57.

 No person shall sell a simulated meat product that resembles potted meat, potted meat by-product, meat paste, meat by-product paste, meat spread, or meat by-product spread, unless that product

  • (a) has a total protein content of not less than nine per cent;

  • (b) has a protein rating of not less than 23, as determined by official method FO-1, Determination of Protein Rating, October 15, 1981;

  • (c) has a fat content of not more than 30 per cent, as determined by official method FO-33, Determination of Fat in Meat and Simulated Meat Products, October 15, 1981;

  • (d) contains, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.02.009, each vitamin and mineral nutrient listed in Column I of the Table to this Division in an amount not less than the amount shown in Column II of that Table opposite each vitamin and mineral nutrient respectively; and

  • (e) where isolated essential amino acids have been added, contains those acids in an amount not exceeding an amount that improves the nutritional quality of the protein.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 58.