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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.02.080 from 2019-06-17 to 2020-12-28:

  •  [S]. (1) Vodka shall be a potable alcoholic distillate obtained from potatoes, cereal grain or any other material of agricultural origin fermented by the action of yeast or a mixture of yeast and other micro-organisms.

  • (2) The distillate shall be treated with charcoal or other means so that the vodka is without distinctive character, aroma or taste.

  • (3) Vodka produced, in whole or in part, from material of agricultural origin other than potatoes or cereal grain, shall carry in close proximity to the common name, the statement “produced from” followed by the name of all material of agricultural origin used.

  • SOR/93-145, s. 16
  • SOR/2019-217, s. 1
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