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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.511 from 2022-07-20 to 2023-01-25:

  •  (1) For greater certainty and subject to subsections (2) to (4), a statement or claim set out in column 4 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims that is made on the label of or in any advertisement for a food may be preceded or followed by other words, numbers, signs or symbols, but none of those shall be interposed between the words, numbers, signs or symbols of the statement or claim.

  • (2) The words “very”, “ultra” and “extra”, and all other words, numbers, signs or symbols that modify the nature of a statement or claim, shall not precede or follow the statement or claim.

  • (3) A statement or claim that is made on the label of or in any advertisement for a food that has not been processed, formulated, reformulated or otherwise modified to meet the conditions set out in column 2 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims shall not be accompanied by the brand name of the food.

  • (4) Any words, numbers, signs or symbols preceding or following the statement or claim referred to in subsection (3) shall accompany the statement or claim in such a manner that the statement or claim characterizes all foods of that type, and not only the specific food.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
  • SOR/2022-168, s. 52
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