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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Version of section 15 from 2022-06-21 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Interprovincial trade and export

  •  (1) Any food that is sent or conveyed from one province to another or that is exported must meet the following requirements:

    • (a) if the food is manufactured, processed, treated, preserved, graded, packaged or labelled in Canada, that activity must be conducted by a licence holder in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations, unless that activity is

      • (i) the packaging and labelling of fresh fruits or vegetables in the field by the person who grows or harvests them if they are to be sent or conveyed from one province to another to be subsequently manufactured, processed, treated, preserved or graded by a licence holder,

      • (ii) the packaging and labelling of a food that is set out in Schedule 1 and that is unprocessed and intended to be manufactured, processed or treated for use as a grain, oil, pulse, sugar or beverage, if, at the time that the food is sent or conveyed from one province to another or exported, it is not a consumer prepackaged food and it has a label applied or attached to it, or accompanying it, that bears the expression “For Further Preparation Only” or “pour conditionnement ultérieur seulement”, or

      • (iii) the grading of a livestock carcass or a poultry carcass;

    • (b) if the food, other than a food referred to in paragraph 11(2)(c), has been imported, it must have been imported by a licence holder in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations; and

    • (c) if the food is a meat product and if

      • (i) any meat product that it contains was manufactured, processed, treated, preserved, packaged or labelled in Canada, that activity must have been conducted by a licence holder in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations,

      • (ii) any meat product that it contains has been derived from a livestock carcass or a poultry carcass that has been graded in Canada, it must have been graded by a grader in accordance with these Regulations,

      • (iii) any meat product that it contains has been imported, that meat product must have been imported by a licence holder in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations, and

      • (iv) any meat product that it contains is derived from food animals that were slaughtered in Canada, the food animals must have been slaughtered by a licence holder in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of the foods referred to in paragraphs 11(2)(a) and (b) and foods that are manufactured, processed, treated, preserved, graded, packaged or labelled by a restaurant or other similar enterprise, when the food is to be sent or conveyed by the restaurant or other similar enterprise to consumers.

  • SOR/2022-144, s. 3

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