Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.14.007 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-06-16:


 [S]. Meat Binder or (naming the meat product) Binder shall be a filler with any combination of salt, sweetening agents, spices or other seasonings (except tomato), egg, egg albumen, and

  • (a) where sold for use in preserved meat and preserved meat by-product, may contain potassium nitrate, potassium nitrite, sodium nitrate, sodium nitrite, ascorbic acid, sodium ascorbate, erythorbic acid, sodium erythorbate and sodium carbonate, if the nitrate or nitrite salts or both are packaged separately from any spice or seasoning;

  • (b) where sold for use in prepared meat or meat by-product in which a gelling agent is a permitted ingredient, may contain a gelling agent;

  • (c) where sold for use in fresh, uncooked sausage, may contain artificial maple flavour; and

  • (d) may contain an anticaking agent.

  • SOR/80-13, s. 1;
  • SOR/82-913, s. 1;
  • SOR/86-875, s. 2(F).
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