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Draft amendment to the regulation of foods for special diets and infant foods


Nov 30, 2023

Health Canada is seeking comments on a proposal to modernize the regulations for foods for special dietary use and infant foods, regulated under Divisions 24 and 25 of the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR).

The aspects under review are:

  • The proposed modernized framework
  • The proposed requirements for infant formula, prepackaged human milk, medical foods, conventional infant foods, gluten-free foods, formulated nutritional foods and foods for use in weight reduction diets
  • The proposal for shortage provisions applicable to all foods for a special dietary purpose



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