Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.15.001 from 2016-05-04 to 2017-11-20:

  •  (1) A food referred to in column 2 of Part 1 of the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods is adulterated if the corresponding substance referred to, by name or class, in column 1 is present in or on the food.

  • (2) A food referred to in column 2 of Part 2 of the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods is adulterated if the corresponding substance referred to, by name or class, in column 1 is present in or on the food in an amount that exceeds the maximum level set out in column 3.

  • (3) If a substance referred to, by name or class, in column 1 in Part 2 the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods is present in or on the corresponding food referred to in column 2, the food is, in respect of the presence of the substance, exempt from the application of paragraph 4(1)(a) of the Act if the amount of the substance does not exceed the maximum level set out in column 3.

  • (4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply to a substance that is present in or on a food as

    • (a) a food additive;

    • (b) a pest control product as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Pest Control Products Act or its components or derivatives; or

    • (c) a veterinary drug or its metabolites.

  • SOR/78-404, s. 1;
  • SOR/79-249, s. 1;
  • SOR/2016-74, s. 7.
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