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

Regulations are current to 2016-02-03 and last amended on 2015-06-13. Previous Versions

 [S]. Milk Powder, Whole Milk Powder, Dry Whole Milk, or Powdered Whole Milk

  • (a) shall be dried milk;

  • (b) shall contain not less than

    • (i) 95 per cent milk solids, and

    • (ii) 26 per cent milk fat;

  • (c) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D; and

  • (d) may contain the emulsifying agent lecithin in an amount not exceeding 0.5 per cent.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 4;
  • SOR/83-932, s. 2.

 [S]. Skim Milk Powder or Dry Skim Milk

  • (a) shall be dried skim milk;

  • (b) shall contain not less than 95 per cent milk solids; and

  • (c) shall, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.01.010, contain added vitamin A in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 1,200 International Units and not more than 2,500 International Units of vitamin A;

  • (d) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D; and

  • (e) may contain an anti-foaming agent.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 5;
  • SOR/80-501, s. 2(F).

 No person shall sell milk powder, whole milk powder, dry whole milk, powdered whole milk, skim milk powder or dry skim milk unless it is free from bacteria of the genus Salmonella, as determined by official method MFO-12, Microbiological Examination of Milk Powder, November 30, 1981.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 6;
  • SOR/82-768, s. 15.

 No person shall sell milk, skim milk, partly skimmed milk, (naming the flavour) milk, (naming the flavour) skim milk, (naming the flavour) partly skimmed milk, skim milk with added milk solids, partly skimmed milk with added milk solids, (naming the flavour) skim milk with added milk solids, (naming the flavour) partly skimmed milk with added milk solids, condensed milk, evaporated milk, evaporated skim milk, evaporated partly skimmed milk, milk powder or skim milk powder, in which the vitamin content has been increased by either irradiation or addition unless

  • (a) in the case of the addition of vitamin D, the menstruum containing the vitamin D contributes not more than 0.01 per cent fat foreign to milk; and

  • (b) in cases where the vitamin D content is increased by irradiation, the principal display panel of the label carries the statement “Vitamin D Increased” immediately preceding or following the name of the food, without intervening written, printed or graphic matter.

  • SOR/88-336, s. 3.

 [S]. (naming the flavour) Milk

  • (a) shall be the product made from

    • (i) milk, milk powder, skim milk, skim milk powder, partly skimmed milk, evaporated milk, evaporated partly skimmed milk, evaporated skim milk or cream or any combination thereof,

    • (ii) a flavouring preparation, and

    • (iii) a sweetening agent;

  • (b) shall contain not less than three per cent milk fat;

  • (c) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D;

  • (d) may contain salt, food colour, lactase, stabilizing agent and not more than 0.5 per cent starch; and

  • (e) may contain not more than 50,000 total aerobic bacteria per cubic centimetre, as determined by official method MFO-7, Microbiological Examination of Milk, November 30, 1981.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 7;
  • SOR/82-768, s. 16;
  • SOR/84-762, s. 1.

 [S]. (naming the flavour) Skim Milk

  • (a) shall be the product made from

    • (i) skim milk, skim milk powder or evaporated skim milk or any combination thereof,

    • (ii) a flavouring preparation, and

    • (iii) a sweetening agent;

  • (b) shall contain not more than 0.3 per cent milk fat;

  • (c) shall, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.01.010, contain added vitamin A in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 1,200 International Units and not more than 2,500 International Units of vitamin A;

  • (d) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D; and

  • (e) may contain salt, food colour, lactase, stabilizing agent and not more than 0.5 per cent starch.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 8;
  • SOR/84-762, s. 2.

 [S]. (naming the flavour) Partly (Partially) Skimmed Milk

  • (a) shall be the product made from

    • (i) milk, milk powder, skim milk, skim milk powder, partly skimmed milk, evaporated milk, evaporated partly skimmed milk, evaporated skim milk or cream or any combination thereof,

    • (ii) a flavouring preparation, and

    • (iii) a sweetening agent;

  • (b) shall contain more than 0.3 per cent and less than 3.0 per cent milk fat;

  • (c) shall, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.01.010, contain added vitamin A in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 1,200 International Units and not more than 2,500 International Units of vitamin A;

  • (d) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D;

  • (e) may contain salt, food colour, lactase, stabilizing agent and not more than 0.5 per cent starch; and

  • (f) may contain not more than 50,000 total aerobic bacteria per cubic centimetre, as determined by official method MFO-7, Microbiological Examination of Milk, November 30, 1981.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 9;
  • SOR/82-768, s. 17;
  • SOR/84-762, s. 3.

 [S]. Skim Milk with Added Milk Solids

  • (a) shall be skim milk to which has been added skim milk powder or evaporated skim milk or both;

  • (b) shall contain not less than 10 per cent milk solids;

  • (c) shall contain not more than 0.3 per cent milk fat;

  • (d) shall, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.01.010, contain added vitamin A in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the dairy product contains not less than 1,200 International Units and not more than 2,500 International Units of vitamin A; and

  • (e) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D.

  • SOR/78-656, s. 10.

 [S]. Partly Skimmed Milk with Added Milk Solids or Partially Skimmed Milk with Added Milk Solids

  • (a) shall be partly skimmed milk to which has been added skim milk powder, milk powder, evaporated milk, evaporated partly skimmed milk or evaporated skim milk or any combination thereof;

  • (b) shall contain not less than 10 per cent milk solids not including fat; and

  • (c) shall, notwithstanding sections D.01.009 and D.01.010, contain added vitamin A in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 1,200 International Units and not more than 2,500 International Units of vitamin A; and

  • (d) shall contain added vitamin D in such an amount that a reasonable daily intake of the milk contains not less than 300 International Units and not more than 400 International Units of vitamin D.

 [S]. Malted Milk or Malted Milk Powder

  • (a) shall be the product made by combining milk with the liquid separated from a mash of ground barley malt and meal;

  • (b) may have added to it, in such manner as to secure the full enzyme action of the malt extract, salt and sodium bicarbonate or potassium bicarbonate;

  • (c) may have water removed from it; and

  • (d) shall contain

    • (i) not less than 7.5 per cent milk fat, and

    • (ii) not more than 3.5 per cent moisture.

 
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