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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.26.004 from 2017-02-22 to 2020-10-05:

  •  (1) A manufacturer who sells a food that has been irradiated shall keep on their premises, for at least two years after the date of the irradiation, a record that contains all of the following information:

    • (a) the name of the food that was irradiated and the quantity and lot numbers of the food;

    • (b) the purpose of the irradiation;

    • (c) the date of the irradiation;

    • (d) the dose of ionizing radiation that was absorbed by the food;

    • (e) the type and source of the ionizing radiation;

    • (f) a statement that indicates whether the food was previously irradiated and, if it was previously irradiated, the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (e) in respect of that previous irradiation.

  • (2) A person who imports a food for sale in Canada that has been irradiated shall keep on their premises, for at least two years after the date of importation, a record of the information required by subsection (1).

  • SOR/89-175, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-16, s. 5
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