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Changes made to food labelling requirements

Canada

Jul 08, 2022

The Government of Canada has published the Food Product Innovation regulatory changes in Canada Gazette, Part II, on July 6, 2022. Changes have been made to food labelling requirements in both the Food and Drugs Regulations (FDR) and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR).

  • Canada Gazette, Part II: Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations
  • Canada Gazette, Part II: Regulations Amending the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The changes to the FDR and SFCR include:

  • Repeal of some standard container sizes
  • Incorporation by reference of remaining standard container sizes
  • Incorporation by reference of class names
  • Updated definition of test market food
  • Harmonized and streamlined food commodity-specific labelling requirements

 

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