Food and Drug Regulations
B.24.102 (1) Subject to subsection (4), a formulated liquid diet shall contain, when ready to serve,
(i) not less than 20 grams of protein of nutritional quality equivalent to casein, as determined by official method FO-1, Determination of Protein Rating, October 15, 1981, or
(ii) such an amount and quality of protein, including those proteins to which amino acids are added, that, when the quality of the protein is expressed as a fraction of the quality of casein,
(A) the fraction will not be less than 85/100, and
(B) the result obtained by multiplying the fraction by the gram weight of the protein will not be less than 20; and
(b) not less than one gram linoleic acid in the form of a glyceride.
(2) Notwithstanding sections D.01.009, D.01.011 and D.02.009, a formulated liquid diet shall contain, when ready to serve, the vitamins and minerals named in Column I of the table to this section in amounts,
(a) where the recommended intake of the food is 2,500 kilocalories per day or less, not less than the amounts set out in Column II and not more than the amounts, if any, set out in Column III of that table opposite those vitamins and minerals; and
(b) where the recommended intake of the food is greater than 2,500 kilocalories per day, not less than the amounts set out in Column IV and not more than the amounts, if any, set out in Column V of the table opposite those vitamins and minerals.
(3) The amounts of the nutrients specified in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) and subsection (2) shall be calculated
(a) per 1,000 available kilocalories, where the recommended intake of the food is 2,500 kilocalories per day or less; and
(b) per 1,500 available kilocalories, where recommended intake of the food is greater than 2,500 kilocalories per day.
(4) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to a formulated liquid diet represented as being for a protein restricted diet or a low (named amino acid) diet.
Column I Per 1,000 available kilocalories Per 1,500 available kilocalories Column II Column III Column IV Column V Vitamins Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum Vitamin A 2,000 International Units 5,000 International Units 2,000 International Units 3,000 International Units Vitamin D 100 International Units 400 International Units 100 International Units 200 International Units Vitamin E (a-tocopherol) 5.0 International Units 5.0 International Units Ascorbic Acid 20 milligrams 20 milligrams Thiamine 0.5 milligram 0.6 milligram Riboflavin 0.7 milligram 0.84 milligram Niacin 6.6 milligrams 7.9 milligrams Vitamin B6 0.9 milligram 0.9 milligram Vitamin B12 1.5 micrograms 1.5 micrograms Folic Acid 100 micrograms 100 micrograms d-pantothenic Acid 2.5 milligrams 2.5 milligrams Mineral Nutrients Calcium 400 milligrams 400 milligrams Phosphorus 400 milligrams 400 milligrams Iron 8 milligrams 8 milligrams Iodine 50 micrograms 50 micrograms Magnesium 150 milligrams 150 milligrams Copper 1 milligram 1 milligram Zinc 7 milligrams 7 milligrams
- SOR/78-64, s. 7
- SOR/78-698, s. 8
- SOR/82-768, s. 75
- SOR/87-640, s. 9(F)
- SOR/90-830, s. 6(F)
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