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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.02.034 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-12-13:

  •  (1) Notwithstanding section B.02.033, no person shall blend or modify in any manner any rum made from sugar cane products of a Commonwealth Caribbean country that has been distilled and fermented in a Commonwealth Caribbean country and imported in bulk from a Commonwealth Caribbean Country for bottling and sale in Canada as Caribbean rum except by

    • (a) blending with other rum of a Commonwealth Caribbean country;

    • (b) blending with Canadian rum in proportions that result in one to 1.5 per cent Canadian rum by volume in the final product;

    • (c) adding distilled or otherwise purified water to adjust the rum to the strength stated on the label applied to the container; or

    • (d) adding caramel.

  • (2) In this section, Commonwealth Caribbean country means Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Caymen Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

  • SOR/89-127, s. 2

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