Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
Marginal note:Label — non-prepackaged edible meat products
283 (1) A label must be applied or attached to an edible meat product that is not prepackaged, and must bear
(a) the information required by paragraphs 218(1)(a) and (b) and 286(a) and (b) and the expressions mentioned in paragraphs 286(c) and (d), shown on the principal display panel;
(b) the ingredients listed either in descending order of their proportion in the product or as a percentage of the product; and
(c) the components of the ingredients,
(i) listed immediately after the ingredient of which they are components, in such a manner as to indicate that they are components of that ingredient,
(ii) listed either in descending order of their proportion in the ingredient or as a percentage of the ingredient, and the order or percentage must be the order or percentage of the components before they are combined to form the ingredient, and
(iii) shown in accordance with sections B.01.009 and B.01.010 of the Food and Drug Regulations.
(2) If one or more components of an ingredient is shown in a list of ingredients, the ingredient is not required to be shown in the list if all of the components of the ingredient are shown in the list by their common names and in accordance with paragraph (1)(b) as if they were ingredients.
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