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

Regulations are current to 2016-04-03 and last amended on 2016-02-09. Previous Versions

 [S]. Sesame Seed shall be the dried hulled seed of Sesamum indicum L. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than eight per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 50 per cent non-volatile ether extract.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1;
  • SOR/2010-142, s. 4(F).

 [S]. Tarragon, whole or ground, shall be the dried leaves and flowering tops of Artemisia dracunculus L. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 15 per cent total ash,

    • (ii) 1.5 per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 10 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 0.3 millilitre volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Thyme, whole or ground, shall be the dried leaves and flowering tops of the thyme plant Thymus vulgaris L. or Thymus zygis L. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 12 per cent total ash,

    • (ii) five per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) nine per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 0.9 millilitre volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Turmeric, whole or ground, shall be the dried rhizome of Curcuma longa L. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) seven per cent total ash,

    • (ii) 1.5 per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 10 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 3.5 millilitres volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Mayonnaise, Mayonnaise Dressing or Mayonnaise Salad Dressing

  • (a) shall be a combination of

    • (i) vegetable oil,

    • (ii) whole egg or egg yolk, in liquid, frozen or dried form, and

    • (iii) vinegar or lemon juice;

  • (b) may contain

    • (i) water,

    • (ii) salt,

    • (iii) a sweetening agent,

    • (iv) spice or other seasoning except turmeric or saffron,

    • (v) citric, tartaric or lactic acid, and

    • (vi) a sequestering agent; and

  • (c) shall contain not less than 65 per cent vegetable oil.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. French Dressing

  • (a) shall be a combination of

    • (i) vegetable oil, and

    • (ii) vinegar or lemon juice;

  • (b) may contain

    • (i) water,

    • (ii) salt,

    • (iii) a sweetening agent,

    • (iv) spice, tomato or other seasoning,

    • (v) an emulsifying agent,

    • (vi) whole egg or egg yolk, in liquid, frozen or dried form,

    • (vii) citric, tartaric or lactic acid, and

    • (viii) a sequestering agent; and

  • (c) shall contain not less than 35 per cent vegetable oil.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Salad Dressing

  • (a) shall be a combination of

    • (i) vegetable oil,

    • (ii) whole egg or egg yolk, in liquid, frozen or dried form,

    • (iii) vinegar or lemon juice, and

    • (iv) starch, flour, rye flour or tapioca flour or any combination thereof;

  • (b) may contain

    • (i) water,

    • (ii) salt,

    • (iii) a sweetening agent,

    • (iv) spice or other seasoning,

    • (v) an emulsifying agent,

    • (vi) citric, tartaric or lactic acid, and

    • (vii) a sequestering agent; and

  • (c) shall contain not less than 35 per cent vegetable oil.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 No person shall sell a dressing that contains more than five per cent C22 Monoenoic Fatty Acids calculated as a proportion of the total fatty acids contained in the dressing.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

DIVISION 8Dairy Products

 The foods referred to in this Division are dairy products.

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

milk product

milk product means

  • (a) with respect to butter or whey butter, any of the following products, namely,

    • (i) partly skimmed milk, skim milk, cream, buttermilk and whey cream, and

    • (ii) milk in concentrated, dried or reconstituted form and any product referred to in subparagraph (i) in concentrated, dried or reconstituted form;

  • (b) with respect to cheese, any of the following products, namely,

    • (i) partly skimmed milk, skim milk, cream, buttermilk, whey and whey cream,

    • (ii) milk in concentrated, dried, frozen or reconstituted form and any product referred to in subparagraph (i) in concentrated, dried, frozen or reconstituted form,

    • (iii) butter, butter oil and whey butter,

    • (iv) any constituent of milk — other than water — singly or in combination with other constituents of milk, and

    • (v) whey protein concentrate;

  • (c) with respect to cold-pack cheese food, cold-pack cheese food with (naming the added ingredients), cream cheese spread, cream cheese spread with (naming the added ingredients), processed cheese food, processed cheese food with (naming the added ingredients), processed cheese spread or processed cheese spread with (naming the added ingredients), any of the following products, namely,

    • (i) butter, whey butter and whey,

    • (ii) whey protein concentrate, and

    • (iii) any product referred to in subparagraph (i) in concentrated or dried form; and

  • (d) with respect to ice milk mix, ice cream mix or sherbet, any of the products referred to in subparagraph (a)(i) or (ii) or (c)(i), (ii) or (iii). (produit du lait)

ultrafiltered

ultrafiltered, in relation to milk, partly skimmed milk or skim milk, means that the milk, partly skimmed milk or skim milk has been subjected to a process in which it is passed over one or more semi-permeable membranes to partially remove water, lactose, minerals and water-soluble vitamins without altering the whey protein to casein ratio and that results in a liquid product. (ultrafiltré)

  • SOR/92-400, s. 1. SOR/97-543, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/98-580, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/2007-302, s. 1;
  • SOR/2010-94, s. 2;
  • SOR/2011-205, s. 41.
 
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