Food and Drug Regulations
B.14.007 [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 or preserved meat by-product, may contain any of ascorbic acid, calcium ascorbate, erythorbic acid, iso-ascorbic acid, potassium nitrate, potassium nitrite, sodium ascorbate, sodium carbonate, sodium erythorbate, sodium iso-ascorbate, sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite, provided that these nitrates and nitrites, if any, 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);
- SOR/2010-143, s. 9.
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