Canada: Canada Publishes Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling and Other Food Labelling Regulations

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CA2022-0022

On July 20, 2022, Canada announced final regulations to amend the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) to require front-of-package (FOP) labeling for most prepackaged products containing certain nutrients (i.e., saturated far, sugars, and/or sodium) at or above specified thresholds. These regulations came into force on the date they were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on July 20, 2022. The amendments related to FOP labelling, nutrient content claims, vitamin D fortification and high-intensity sweetener labelling are subject to a 3.5 year transition period, which ends December 31, 2025.

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