Canada: Consultations Launched on A Regulatory Framework for Supplemented Foods

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CA2021-0042

Health Canada launched public consultations on a proposed regulatory framework for supplemented foods, closing on August 25, 2021. The draft regulations stipulate which foods can be supplemented and the supplemental ingredients that can be used. The draft regulations also include labeling requirements for a caution identifier and supplemented food facts table. Currently, supplemented foods are regulated on a case-by-case, temporary basis through marketing authorization letters.

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