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

Regulations are current to 2018-10-03 and last amended on 2018-06-13. Previous Versions

PART BFoods (continued)

DIVISION 7Spices, Dressings and Seasonings (continued)

 [S]. Fennel or Fennel Seed, whole or ground, shall be the dried ripe fruit of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 10 per cent total ash,

    • (ii) one per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 10 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than one millilitre volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Fenugreek, whole or ground, shall be the dried ripe fruit of Trigonella foenumgraecum L. and shall contain not more than

  • (a) five per cent total ash;

  • (b) one per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid; and

  • (c) 10 per cent moisture.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Garlic Salt

  • (a) shall be a combination of

    • (i) powdered dehydrated garlic, and

    • (ii) salt in an amount not exceeding 75 per cent; and

  • (b) may contain one or more of the following anticaking agents in a total amount not exceeding two per cent:

    calcium aluminum silicate, calcium phosphate tribasic, calcium silicate, calcium stearate, magnesium carbonate, magnesium silicate, magnesium stearate, silicone dioxide in an amount not exceeding one per cent and sodium aluminum silicate.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Ginger whole or ground, shall be the washed and dried or decorticated rhizome of Zingiber officinale Roscoe and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) seven per cent total ash,

    • (ii) one per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 12.5 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 1.5 millilitres volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Mace, whole or ground, shall be the dried arillus of Myristica fragrans Houttyn and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 3.5 per cent total ash,

    • (ii) 0.5 per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) eight per cent moisture, and

  • (b) not less than 11 millilitres volatile oil per 100 grams of spice,

and the total non-volatile extracts obtainable therefrom by

  • (c) ethyl ether, shall not be less than 20 per cent nor more than 35 per cent, and

  • (d) ethyl ether, after preliminary extraction with petroleum ether, shall not exceed five per cent.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Marjoram, whole or ground, shall be the dried leaves, with or without a small proportion of the flowering tops, of Marjorana hortensis Moench and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 10 per cent stems and foreign material of plant origin,

    • (ii) 13.5 per cent total ash,

    • (iii) 4.5 per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iv) 10 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 0.7 millilitre volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Mustard Seed shall be the seed of Sinapis alba, Brassica hirta Moench, Brassica juncea (L) Cosson or Brassica nigra and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) seven per cent total ash,

    • (ii) one per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 11 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 25 per cent non-volatile ether extract.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Mustard, Mustard Flour or Ground Mustard shall be powdered mustard seed

  • (a) made from mustard seed from which

    • (i) most of the hulls have been removed, and

    • (ii) a portion of the fixed oil may have been removed; and

  • (b) that contains not more than

    • (i) 1.5 per cent starch, and

    • (ii) eight per cent total ash, on an oil-free basis.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1;
  • SOR/2010-142, s. 3(F).

 [S]. Nutmeg, whole or ground, shall be the dried seed of Myristica fragrans Houttyn and may, prior to grinding, have a thin coating of lime and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) three per cent total ash,

    • (ii) 0.5 per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) eight per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than

    • (i) 25 per cent non-volatile ether extract, and

    • (ii) 6.5 millilitres volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Onion Salt

  • (a) shall be a combination of

    • (i) powdered dehydrated onion, and

    • (ii) salt in an amount not exceeding 75 per cent; and

  • (b) may contain one or more of the following anticaking agents in a total amount not exceeding two per cent:

    calcium aluminum silicate, calcium phosphate tribasic, calcium silicate, calcium stearate, magnesium carbonate, magnesium silicate, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide in an amount not exceeding one per cent and sodium aluminum silicate.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.

 [S]. Oregano, whole or ground, shall be the dried leaves of Origanum vulgar L. or Origanum Spp. and shall contain

  • (a) not more than

    • (i) 10 per cent total ash,

    • (ii) two per cent ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and

    • (iii) 10 per cent moisture; and

  • (b) not less than 2.5 millilitres volatile oil per 100 grams of spice.

  • SOR/79-659, s. 1.
 
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