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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.404 from 2016-12-14 to 2022-07-20:

  •  (1) This section applies to a prepackaged product that is intended solely for use as an ingredient in the manufacture of other prepackaged products intended for sale to a consumer at the retail level or as an ingredient in the preparation of food by a commercial or industrial enterprise or an institution.

  • (2) No person shall sell the product unless written nutrition information concerning the product accompanies the product when it is delivered to the purchaser.

  • (3) The nutrition information

    • (a) shall include the information that would, but for subsection B.01.401(7), be required by sections B.01.401 and B.01.402 to be included in a nutrition facts table for the product;

    • (b) may include other information that is permitted by section B.01.402 to be included in that nutrition facts table; and

    • (c) shall be expressed in accordance with sections B.01.401 and B.01.402, subject to the following modifications, namely,

      • (i) information for vitamins referred to in subsection D.01.002(1) shall be expressed in the applicable unit referred to in subsection D.01.003(1), and information for mineral nutrients referred to in paragraphs D.02.001(1)(a) to (j), (l) to (n) and (p) shall be expressed in milligrams for sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, chloride, copper and manganese and in micrograms for iodide, chromium, selenium and molybdenum,

        • (A) per gram or 100 grams of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) per millilitre or 100 millilitres of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume,

      • (ii) information for other nutrients and the energy value set out in column 1 of the table to section B.01.401 or in column 1 of the table to section B.01.402 shall be expressed in the units referred to in column 3,

        • (A) per gram or 100 grams of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) per millilitre or 100 millilitres of the food, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume,

      • (iii) percentages of daily values and information on servings of stated size may be omitted, and

      • (iv) the nutrition information shall be stated with a degree of precision that corresponds to the accuracy of the analytical methodology used to produce the information.

  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20
  • SOR/2016-305, ss. 22, 73, 75(F)
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