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

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2014-05-16. Previous Versions

 No person shall sell cider or champagne cider that has more than 0.2 per cent weight by volume of volatile acidity calculated as acetic acid, as determined by official method FO-2, Determination of Volatile Acidity of Wine, Cider and Champagne Cider, October 15, 1981.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 3.

Beer

 [S]. Beer

  • (a) shall be the product of the alcoholic fermentation by yeast of an infusion of barley or wheat malt and hops or hop extract in potable water and shall be brewed in such a manner as to possess the aroma, taste and character commonly attributed to beer; and

  • (b) may have added to it during the course of manufacture any of the following ingredients:

    • (i) cereal grain,

    • (ii) carbohydrate matter,

    • (iii) salt,

    • (iv) hop oil,

    • (v) hop extract, if the hop extract is added to the wort before or during cooking,

    • (vi) pre-isomerized hop extract,

    • (vi.1) reduced isomerized hop extract,

    • (vii) Irish moss seaweed of the species Chondrus crispus,

    • (viii) carbon dioxide,

    • (ix) caramel,

    • (x) dextrin,

    • (xi) food enzymes,

    • (xii) stabilizing agents,

    • (xiii) pH adjusting and water correcting agents,

    • (xiv) Class I preservatives,

    • (xv) Class II preservatives,

    • (xvi) sequestering agent,

    • (xvii) yeast foods,

    • (xviii) any of the following fining agents: acacia gum, activated carbon, aluminum silicate, bentonite, calcium silicate, cellulose, China clay, diatomaceous earth, gelatin, isinglass, magnesium silicate, Nylon 66, polyvinylpolypyrrolidone, silica gel and wood shavings derived from beech, cherry, hazelnut and oak wood,

    • (xix) polyvinylpyrrolidone,

    • (xx) ammonium persulphate,

    • (xxi) in the case of wort, dimethylpolysiloxane, and

    • (xxii) in the case of mash, hydrogen peroxide.

  • SOR/88-418, s. 2;
  • SOR/92-92, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-483, s. 1;
  • SOR/2006-91, s. 3.

 [S]. Ale, Stout, Porter or Malt Liquor

  • (a) shall be the product of the alcoholic fermentation by yeast of an infusion of barley or wheat malt and hops or hop extract in potable water and shall be brewed in such a manner as to possess the aroma, taste and character commonly attributed to ale, stout, porter, or malt liquor, respectively; and

  • (b) may have added to it during the course of manufacture any of the ingredients referred to in paragraph B.02.130(b).

  • SOR/88-418, s. 2.