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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.015 from 2019-01-15 to 2022-07-19:

  •  (1) The label of a food that is a sweetener that contains aspartame shall carry the following information:

    • (a) a statement on the principal display panel to the effect that the food contains aspartame or is sweetened with aspartame, in letters of at least the same size and prominence as the letters used in the numerical portion of the declaration of net quantity as required under paragraph 229(1)(a) and subsections 229(2) and (3) of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations;

    • (b) a statement on any part of the label to the effect that aspartame contains phenylalanine;

    • (c) a statement on any part of the label of the sweetness per serving expressed in terms of the amount of sugar required to produce an equivalent degree of sweetness; and

    • (d) a statement setting out the aspartame content expressed in milligrams per serving of stated size.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2007-176, s. 1]

  • SOR/81-617, s. 2
  • SOR/88-559, s. 6
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 7
  • SOR/2007-176, s. 1
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 75(F)
  • SOR/2018-108, s. 400

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