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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.09.011 from 2022-07-20 to 2023-01-11:


 [S]. Shortening, other than butter or lard, shall be the semi-solid food prepared from fats, oils or a combination of fats and oils, may be processed by full hydrogenation and may contain

  • (a) Class IV preservatives,

  • (b) an antifoaming agent,

  • (c) stearyl monoglyceridyl citrate,

  • (d) monoglycerides or a combination of monoglycerides and diglycerides of fat forming fatty acids, the weight of the monoglycerides being not more than 10 per cent and the total weight of monoglycerides and diglycerides being not more than 20 per cent of the weight of the shortening,

  • (e) lactylated monoglycerides, or a combination of lactylated monoglycerides and diglycerides of fat forming fatty acids, the total weight being not more than eight per cent of the weight of the shortening, and

  • (f) sorbitan tristearate,

except that the total weight of the ingredients permitted under paragraphs (d) and (e) shall not be greater than 20 per cent of the weight of the shortening.

  • SOR/2022-168, s. 39
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