Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations
18 (1) For the purposes of this section and section 27.1, catch-weight product means a class of food product that because of its nature cannot normally be portioned to a predetermined quantity and is, as a result, usually sold in packages of varying quantity.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), the following types of transactions are exempt from section 4 of the Act:
(a) sales by automatic vending machines or mobile canteens of prepackaged individual servings of food that are prepared by a commissary;
(b) sales to a retailer by a manufacturer, processor or producer of prepackaged catchweight products;
(c) sales of prepackaged individual portions of food that are served by a restaurant or other commercial enterprise with meals or snacks.
(3) A prepackaged product referred to in subsection (2) shall have a label applied to it in accordance with sections 7 to 11 and the label shall show the information referred to in subparagraphs 10(b)(i) and (ii) of the Act in the form and manner prescribed by these Regulations.
- SOR/82-411, s. 1
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