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Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

PART BFoods (continued)

DIVISION 11Fruits, Vegetables, Their Products and Substitutes (continued)

[SOR/78-478, s. 1]

Jelly (continued)

 The standards prescribed in these Regulations for jam and jelly do not apply to cranberry sauce, jellied cranberry, cranberry jelly, mint jelly and jellied mint.

Mincemeat

 [S]. Mincemeat, Mince Meat, Mince or Fruit Mince

  • (a) shall be the food prepared from

  • (b) may contain

    • (i) vinegar,

    • (ii) fresh, concentrated or fermented fruit juice,

    • (iii) spiritous liquor,

    • (iv) nuts,

    • (v) cooked meat,

    • (vi) a Class II preservative,

    • (vii) a thickening agent,

    • (viii) citric acid, and

    • (ix) caramel.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 38(F)
  • SOR/2011-278, s. 9

Boiled Cider

 [S]. Boiled Cider shall be the liquid expressed from whole apples, apple cores, apple trimmings or apple culls and concentrated by boiling.

DIVISION 12Prepackaged Water and Ice

[SOR/80-633, s. 1]

 [S]. Water represented as mineral water or spring water,

  • (a) shall be potable water obtained from an underground source but not obtained from a public community water supply;

  • (b) shall not contain any coliform bacteria, as determined by official method MFO-9, Microbiological Examination of Mineral Water, November 30, 1981;

  • (c) shall not have its composition modified through the use of any chemicals; and

  • (d) notwithstanding paragraph (c), may contain

    • (i) added carbon dioxide,

    • (ii) added fluoride, if the total fluoride ion content thereof does not exceed one part per million, and

    • (iii) added ozone.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 2
  • SOR/82-768, s. 34

 The principal display panel of the label on a container of water represented as mineral water or spring water shall carry a statement

  • (a) of the geographical location of the underground source from which it is obtained;

  • (b) of the total dissolved mineral salt content expressed in parts per million;

  • (c) of the total fluoride ion content expressed in parts per million; and

  • (d) of any addition of fluoride or ozone thereto.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 39(F)
  • SOR/88-336, s. 3
  • SOR/92-626, s. 14(F)

 Where carbon dioxide has been added to water represented as mineral water or spring water, the word “carbonated” (“gazéifiée”) shall appear on the principal display panel of the label on the container thereof, as the first designation in the common name of the water when the added carbon dioxide

  • (a) did not originate from decarbonation of the water upon emergence from the underground source; or

  • (b) is present in a quantity greater than was present originally in the water.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 40(F)
  • SOR/88-336, s. 3

 No person shall sell water in sealed containers, other than water represented as mineral water or spring water, if it contains

  • (a) any coliform bacteria, as determined by official method MFO-15, Microbiological Examination of Water in Sealed Containers (Excluding Mineral and Spring Water) and of Prepackaged Ice, November 30, 1981;

  • (b) more than 100 total aerobic bacteria per millilitre, as determined by official method MFO-15, Microbiological Examination of Water in Sealed Containers (Excluding Mineral and Spring Water) and of Prepackaged Ice, November 30, 1981;

  • (c) naturally occurring fluoride ion in an amount that exceeds its naturally occurring amount; or

  • (d) added fluoride in such an amount that the total amount therein of added and naturally occurring fluoride ion exceeds one part per million.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3
  • SOR/82-768, s. 35
  •  (1) No person shall sell prepackaged ice if it contains

    • (a) any coliform bacteria, as determined by official method MFO-15, Microbiological Examination of Water in Sealed Containers (Excluding Mineral and Spring Water) and of Prepackaged Ice, November 30, 1981;

    • (b) naturally occurring fluoride ion in an amount that exceeds its naturally occurring amount; or

    • (c) added fluoride in such an amount that the total amount therein of added and naturally occurring fluoride ion exceeds one part per million.

  • (2) No person shall manufacture prepackaged ice for sale if the water from which it is made contains

    • (a) any coliform bacteria, as determined by official method MFO-15, Microbiological Examination of Water in Sealed Containers (Excluding Mineral and Spring Water) and of Prepackaged Ice, November 30, 1981;

    • (b) naturally occurring fluoride ion in an amount that exceeds its naturally occurring amount; or

    • (c) added fluoride in such an amount that the total amount therein of added and naturally occurring fluoride ion exceeds one part per million.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3
  • SOR/82-768, s. 36

 The common name of water in sealed containers, other than water represented as mineral water or spring water, shall be “Water”, modified by the word

  • (a) “Distilled” when the treatment of the water includes its vaporization and condensation;

  • (b) “Demineralized” when the treatment of the water is such that the mineral content of the water is reduced, by means other than distillation, to less than 10 parts per million; and

  • (c) “Carbonated” when the water contains added carbon dioxide.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3

 Notwithstanding section B.01.008, when chlorine or any compounds of chlorine have been

  • (a) used in the treatment of water in sealed containers, other than water represented as mineral water or spring water, and

  • (b) subsequently removed from the water together with any chlorine and compounds of chlorine produced in the water,

chlorine or any compounds of chlorine need not be shown as ingredients on any part of the label on a sealed container of that water.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3

 A statement of the total fluoride ion content expressed in parts per million shall appear on the principal display panel of the label on a sealed container of water, other than water represented as mineral water or spring water and on the label on a container of prepackaged ice.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3
  • SOR/2000-353, s. 5(E)

 The label on a sealed container of water, other than water represented as mineral water or spring water, shall bear a description on its principal display panel of any treatment the water has undergone, with the exception of the following:

  • (a) the addition of an ingredient declared in the list of ingredients;

  • (b) chlorination followed by the removal of the agent used for the chlorination together with any chlorine and compounds of chlorine produced in the water;

  • (c) decantation; and

  • (d) filtration.

  • SOR/80-633, s. 3
  • SOR/2000-353, s. 5(E)
 
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