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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.023 from 2016-12-14 to 2019-01-14:

 The label of a food that is a table-top sweetener that contains neotame shall carry the following information:

  • (a) a statement on the principal display panel to the effect that the food contains neotame or is sweetened with neotame, in letters of at least the same size and prominence as the letters used for showing the numerical quantity in the declaration of net quantity as required under section 14 of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations;

  • (b) 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;

  • (c) if the label of the food carries a nutrition facts table, a statement setting out the neotame content expressed in milligrams per serving of stated size; and

  • (d) if the label of the food does not carry a nutrition facts table, a statement setting out the following energy value and contents of the food, per serving of stated size, grouped together and given equal prominence on any part of the label:

    • (i) the energy value, expressed in Calories (Calories or Cal) and kilojoules (kilojoules or kJ),

    • (ii) the protein, fat and carbohydrate content, expressed in grams, and

    • (iii) the neotame content, expressed in milligrams.

  • SOR/2007-176, s. 4
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 75(F)

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