Monday, June 25, 2012

CANADA Updates to the food labelling and advertising information

Updates made to the food labelling and advertising information / mises a jour apportées à l'information sur l'étiquetage et la publicité
There have been several updates made to the food labelling and advertising information.  Please refer to the Updates page at for detailed information.
Nature of Changes
Compliance and Enforcement of Gluten-Free Claims
June 2012
Consultation on the Guidelines for Highlighted Ingredients and Flavours
Posting of the Guidelines for Highlighted Ingredients and Flavours for public comments
June 2012
Origin Claims Information
Consolidated information on Origin Claims and provided additional information on the use of voluntary multiple country of origin statements
May 2012
Country of Origin Labelling Information
To provide information on country of origin labelling requirements, a new webpage on Country of Origin Labellinghas been added
May 2012
"Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" Labelling Information
May 2012
Labelling of Genetically Engineered Foods in Canada Factsheet
Consolidated the previous two factsheets on the labelling of genetically engineered foods and voluntary labelling of products of genetic engineereing into one factsheet called Labelling of Genetically Engineered Foods in Canada
May 2012
Food Irradiation Information
Consolidated information on Food Irradiation
May 2012
Method of Production Information
Consolidated information on claims and statements related toMethod of Production and provided additional guidance on the use of "Halal" claims
May 2012
Legibility and Location of Labelling Information
Consolidated information on Legibility and Location of Labelling Information and provided additional guidance on the legibility and location requirements for mandatory and voluntary labelling information on food labels
April 2012
Date Markings Information
Consolidated information on Date Markings and provided additional guidance on the date marking requirements for foods including shipping containers and modified atmosphere packaged foods
April 2012
Bilingual Labelling Information
Consolidated information on Bilingual Labelling and provided additional guidance on bilingual labelling of voluntary information and the exemption from bilingual labelling for local foods
April 2012
Results from Web Questionnaire
April 2012
Chapter 6
Guide to Food Labelling and Advertising
Addition of Barley Beta-Glucan Concentrate (partially hydrolysed)
BarlivTM Barley Betafiber to Table 6-12
February 2012
Consultation on Wine Labelling
Posting of the Consultation on Wine Labelling for public comments
January 2012

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