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Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

PART BFoods (continued)

DIVISION 13Grain and Bakery Products

 [S]. Flour, White Flour, Enriched Flour or Enriched White Flour

  • (a) shall be the food prepared by the grinding and bolting through cloth having openings not larger than those of woven wire cloth designated “149 microns (No. 100)”, of cleaned milling grades of wheat;

  • (b) shall be free from bran coat and germ to such an extent that the percentage of ash therein, before the addition of any other material permitted by this section, calculated on a moisture-free basis, does not exceed 1.20 per cent;

  • (c) shall have a moisture content of not more than 15 per cent;

  • (d) shall contain in 100 grams of flour

    • (i) 0.64 milligram of thiamine,

    • (ii) 0.40 milligram of riboflavin,

    • (iii) 5.30 milligrams of niacin or niacinamide,

    • (iv) 0.15 milligram of folic acid, and

    • (v) 4.4 milligrams of iron;

  • (e) may contain

    • (i) malted wheat flour,

    • (ii) malted barley flour in an amount not exceeding 0.50 per cent of the weight of the flour,

    • (iii) amylase, amylase (maltogenic), asparaginase, bromelain, glucoamylase, glucose oxidase, lactase, lipase, lipoxidase, pentosanase, phospholipase, protease, pullulanase or xylanase,

    • (iv) chlorine,

    • (v) chlorine dioxide,

    • (vi) benzoyl peroxide in an amount not exceeding 150 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour, with or without not more than 900 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour of one or a mixture of two or more of calcium carbonate, calcium sulphate, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium carbonate, potassium aluminum sulphate, sodium aluminum sulphate, starch and tricalcium phosphate as carriers of the benzoyl peroxide,

    • (vii) [Repealed, SOR/94-227, s. 1]

    • (viii) ammonium persulphate in an amount not exceeding 250 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (ix) ammonium chloride in an amount not exceeding 2,000 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (x) acetone peroxide,

    • (xi) azodicarbonamide in an amount not exceeding 45 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (xii) ascorbic acid in an amount not exceeding 200 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (xiii) l-cysteine (hydrochloride) in an amount not exceeding 90 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (xiv) monocalcium phosphate in an amount not exceeding 7,500 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour, and

    • (xv) in 100 grams of flour

      • (A) 0.31 milligram of vitamin B6,

      • (B) 1.3 milligrams of d-pantothenic acid, and

      • (C) 190 milligrams of magnesium; and

  • (f) may contain calcium carbonate, edible bone meal, chalk (B.P.), ground limestone or calcium sulphate in an amount that will provide in 100 grams of flour 140 milligrams of calcium.

  • (g) [Repealed, SOR/97-151, s. 21]

  • SOR/78-402, s. 3
  • SOR/78-698, s. 2
  • SOR/80-632, s. 3
  • SOR/82-383, s. 5
  • SOR/84-300, s. 41(E)
  • SOR/89-145, s. 1
  • SOR/92-63, s. 1
  • SOR/92-94, s. 1
  • SOR/94-227, s. 1
  • SOR/94-689, s. 2
  • SOR/96-527, s. 1
  • SOR/97-122, s. 1
  • SOR/97-151, s. 21
  • SOR/97-558, s. 1
  • SOR/98-550, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-130, s. 1
  • SOR/2012-26, s. 1
  • SOR/2012-46, s. 1

 Notwithstanding section B.13.001, flour, white flour, enriched flour or enriched white flour, used in or sold for the manufacture of gluten or starch is not required to contain added thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid or iron.

  • SOR/98-550, s. 2

 [S]. Vitamin B White Flour (Canada Approved)

  • (a) shall be flour that has been milled in such a way as to retain a high proportion of the vitamins naturally occurring in the original wheat berry;

  • (b) shall constitute not less than 70 per cent of the wheat from which it is milled;

  • (c) shall be bolted through at least one cloth having openings not larger than those of woven wire cloth designated “149 microns (No. 100)”; and

  • (d) shall contain, on a moisture-free basis,

    • (i) in one pound an amount of the vitamin B complex that will contribute not less than 1.2 milligrams of thiamine, and

    • (ii) not more than 0.70 per cent and not less than 0.61 per cent ash.

 [Repealed, SOR/79-252, s. 2]

 [S]. Whole Wheat Flour or Entire Wheat Flour

  • (a) shall be the food prepared by the grinding and bolting of cleaned, milling grades of wheat from which a part of the outer bran or epidermis layer may have been separated;

  • (b) shall contain the natural constituents of the wheat berry to the extent of not less than 95 per cent of the total weight of the wheat from which it is milled;

  • (c) shall have

    • (i) an ash content, calculated on a moisture-free basis, of not less than 1.25 per cent and not more than 2.25 per cent,

    • (ii) a moisture content of not more than 15 per cent, and

    • (iii) such a degree of fineness that not less than 90 per cent bolts freely through a No. 8 (2 380 micron) sieve, and not less than 50 per cent through a No. 20 (840 micron) sieve; and

  • (d) may contain

    • (i) malted wheat flour,

    • (ii) malted barley flour in an amount not exceeding 0.50 per cent of the weight of the flour,

    • (iii) amylase, amylase (maltogenic), asparaginase, bromelain, glucoamylase, glucose oxidase, lactase, lipase, lipoxidase, pentosanase, phospholipase, protease, pullulanase or xylanase,

    • (iv) chlorine,

    • (v) chlorine dioxide,

    • (vi) benzoyl peroxide in an amount not exceeding 150 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour, with or without not more than 900 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour of one or a mixture of two or more of calcium carbonate, calcium sulphate, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium carbonate, potassium aluminum sulphate, sodium aluminum sulphate, starch and tricalcium phosphate as carriers of the benzoyl peroxide,

    • (vii) [Repealed, SOR/94-227, s. 2]

    • (viii) ammonium persulphate in an amount not exceeding 250 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (ix) ammonium chloride in an amount not exceeding 2,000 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (x) azodicarbonamide in an amount not exceeding 45 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour,

    • (xi) acetone peroxide,

    • (xii) ascorbic acid in an amount not exceeding 200 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour, and

    • (xiii) l-cysteine (hydrochloride) in an amount not exceeding 90 parts by weight for each one million parts of flour.

  • (e) [Repealed, SOR/97-151, s. 22]

  • SOR/78-402, s. 4
  • SOR/80-632, s. 4
  • SOR/82-383, s. 6
  • SOR/92-63, s. 2
  • SOR/92-94, s. 2
  • SOR/94-227, s. 2
  • SOR/94-689, s. 2
  • SOR/97-122, s. 2
  • SOR/97-151, s. 22
  • SOR/97-558, s. 2
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 63(F)
  • SOR/2003-130, s. 2
  • SOR/2012-26, s. 2
  • SOR/2012-46, s. 2
 
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