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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.601 from 2022-07-20 to 2023-01-25:

  •  (1) A food with a label or advertisement that carries a statement or claim set out in column 1 of the table following section B.01.603 is exempt from the provisions of the Act and its Regulations with respect to drugs, and from subsections 3(1) and (2) of the Act, if

    • (a) the food meets the applicable conditions set out in column 2;

    • (b) the label of or the advertisement for the food meets the applicable conditions set out in column 3; and

    • (c) the food is not

      • (i) intended solely for children under four years of age, or

      • (ii) a food represented for use in a very low energy diet.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a food that comes within the definition of drug as defined in section 2 of the Act for a reason other than the fact that its label or advertisement carries a statement or claim referred to in that subsection.

  • (3) Subsection (1) applies even if the word “graisses” in the French version of the statement or claim is replaced by the word “lipides”.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
  • SOR/2022-168, s. 21
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