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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.11.101 from 2012-05-17 to 2023-01-11:


 [S]. Canned (naming the fruit)

  • (a) shall be the product prepared by heat processing the named fresh fruit after it has been properly prepared;

  • (b) shall be packed in hermetically sealed containers;

  • (c) may contain

    • (i) a sweetening ingredient,

    • (ii) water,

    • (iii) concentrated (naming the fruit) juice, (naming the fruit) juice, (naming the fruits) juice, (naming the fruit) juice from concentrate or any combination thereof,

    • (iv) citric acid,

    • (v) acesulfame-potassium, and

    • (vi) sucralose; and

  • (d) may contain

    • (i) in the case of canned pears, lactic acid, lemon juice, malic acid, mint, spice oils, spices, tartaric acid and a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned pears,

    • (ii) in the case of canned apples, a firming agent,

    • (iii) in the case of canned applesauce, ascorbic acid, isoascorbic acid, malic acid, salt, spices and a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned applesauce,

    • (iv) in the case of canned grapefruit, calcium chloride, calcium lactate, lemon juice, spices and a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned grapefruit,

    • (v) in the case of canned mandarin oranges, ascorbic acid,

    • (vi) in the case of canned peaches, peach kernels, peach pits and spices intended for flavour development, ascorbic acid and a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned peaches,

    • (vii) in the case of canned pineapple, dimethylpolysiloxane when pineapple juice is used as a packing medium, mint, spice oils, spices and a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned pineapple,

    • (viii) in the case of canned plums, a flavouring preparation other than that which simulates the flavour of canned plums,

    • (ix) in the case of canned strawberries, lactic acid, malic acid or tartaric acid, and

    • (x) in the case of canned apricots, calcium chloride.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 33
  • SOR/2012-43, s. 14
  • SOR/2012-104, s. 2
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