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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.506 from 2022-07-20 to 2023-01-11:

  •  (1) If a statement or claim set out in column 4 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims is made in a radio or television advertisement, the information required under the conditions set out in column 3 and, if applicable, the information required by paragraph B.01.503(1)(c), shall be provided in the advertisement, except for the information required under the condition set out in paragraph (a) of column 3, in respect of the following subjects set out in column 1, which may be on the label:

    • (a) “reduced in energy”, set out in item 3;

    • (b) “reduced in fat”, set out in item 13;

    • (c) “reduced in saturated fatty acids”, set out in item 20;

    • (d) “reduced in trans fatty acids”, set out in item 23;

    • (e) “reduced in cholesterol”, set out in item 29;

    • (f) “reduced in sodium or salt”, set out in item 33;

    • (g) “lightly salted”, set out in item 36;

    • (h) “reduced in sugars”, set out in item 38; and

    • (i) “light in energy or fat”, set out in item 45.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), if the statement or claim is made in a radio or television advertisement that is not made or placed by or on the direction of the manufacturer of the food, the information required under the condition set out in paragraph (a) of column 3 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims, in respect of the subjects set out in paragraphs (1)(a) to (i), shall be provided in the advertisement.

  • (3) If the information required under the conditions set out in column 3 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims and the information required by paragraph B.01.503(1)(c) is provided in a radio advertisement or in the audio portion of a television advertisement, that information shall immediately precede or follow the statement or claim.

  • (4) In the case of a television advertisement, the information required under the conditions set out in column 3 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims and, if applicable, the information required by paragraph B.01.503(1)(c), shall be communicated

    • (a) in the audio mode, if the statement or claim is made only in the audio portion of the advertisement or in both the audio and visual portions; or

    • (b) in the audio or visual mode, if the statement or claim is made only in the visual portion of the advertisement.

  • (5) If the information required under the conditions set out in column 3 of the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims and the information required by paragraph B.01.503(1)(c) is communicated in the visual mode of a television advertisement, it shall

    • (a) appear concurrently with and for at least the same amount of time as the statement or claim;

    • (b) be adjacent to, without any intervening printed, written or graphic material, the statement or claim, if the statement or claim is made only once, or the most prominent statement or claim, if the statement or claim is made more than once; and

    • (c) be shown in letters of at least the same size and prominence as those of the statement or claim, if the statement or claim is made only once, or the most prominent statement or claim, if the statement or claim is made more than once.

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