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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.24.102 from 2022-09-27 to 2024-02-20:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), a formulated liquid diet shall contain, when ready to serve,

    • (a) either

      • (i) not less than 20 grams of protein of nutritional quality equivalent to casein, as determined by official method FO-1, Determination of Protein Rating, October 15, 1981, or

      • (ii) such an amount and quality of protein, including those proteins to which amino acids are added, that, when the quality of the protein is expressed as a fraction of the quality of casein,

        • (A) the fraction will not be less than 85/100, and

        • (B) the result obtained by multiplying the fraction by the gram weight of the protein will not be less than 20; and

    • (b) not less than one gram linoleic acid in the form of a glyceride.

  • (2) Notwithstanding sections D.01.009, D.01.011 and D.02.009, a formulated liquid diet shall contain, when ready to serve, the vitamins and minerals named in Column I of the table to this section in amounts,

    • (a) where the recommended intake of the food is 2,500 kilocalories per day or less, not less than the amounts set out in Column II and not more than the amounts, if any, set out in Column III of that table opposite those vitamins and minerals; and

    • (b) where the recommended intake of the food is greater than 2,500 kilocalories per day, not less than the amounts set out in Column IV and not more than the amounts, if any, set out in Column V of the table opposite those vitamins and minerals.

  • (3) The amounts of the nutrients specified in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) and subsection (2) shall be calculated

    • (a) per 1,000 available kilocalories, where the recommended intake of the food is 2,500 kilocalories per day or less; and

    • (b) per 1,500 available kilocalories, where recommended intake of the food is greater than 2,500 kilocalories per day.

  • (4) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to a formulated liquid diet represented as being for a protein restricted diet or a low (named amino acid) diet.

    TABLE

    Column IPer 1,000 available kilocaloriesPer 1,500 available kilocalories
    Column IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
    VitaminsMinimumMaximumMinimumMaximum
    Vitamin A2,000 I.U.5,000 I.U.2,000 I.U.3,000 I.U.
    Vitamin D100 I.U.400 I.U.100 I.U.200 I.U.
    Vitamin E (a-tocopherol)5.0 I.U.5.0 I.U.
    Ascorbic Acid20 mg20 mg
    Thiamine0.5 mg0.6 mg
    Riboflavin0.7 mg0.84 mg
    Niacin6.6 mg7.9 mg
    Vitamin B60.9 mg0.9 mg
    Vitamin B121.5 µg1.5 µg
    Folic Acid100 µg100 µg
    d-pantothenic Acid2.5 mg2.5 mg
    Mineral Nutrients
    Calcium400 mg400 mg
    Phosphorus400 mg400 mg
    Iron8 mg8 mg
    Iodine50 µg50 µg
    Magnesium150 mg150 mg
    Copper1 mg1 mg
    Zinc7 mg7 mg
  • SOR/78-64, s. 7
  • SOR/78-698, s. 8
  • SOR/82-768, s. 75
  • SOR/87-640, s. 9(F)
  • SOR/90-830, s. 6(F)
  • SOR/2022-197, s. 5(E)

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