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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Version of section 248 from 2019-01-15 to 2022-06-20:

Marginal note:Consumer prepackaged dairy products

 The principal display panel of a consumer prepackaged dairy product must bear

  • (a) in the case of cheese, except cottage cheese and creamed cottage cheese, and in the case of cheese curd, the percentage of moisture;

  • (b) in the case of cheese, cheese curd and evaporated partly skimmed milk or concentrated partly skimmed milk, the percentage of milk fat;

  • (c) in the case of a dairy product that consists of or was manufactured or prepared wholly or partly from milk that is obtained from an animal other than a cow, the source of the milk, unless the source is indicated in the common name; and

  • (d) in the case of a dairy product that is sold as one unit but consists of two or more individual packages of butter patties, butter reddies or other related dairy products, the number of individual packages, as well as the net quantity of each individual package, if the total net quantity of the individual packages is more than 20 g.

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