Canadian food labeling
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Diet-related health claims such as "a diet low in saturated and trans fat reduces risk of heart disease" are allowed for the first time in Canada under new food labeling regs published Jan. 1, Health Canada announces. Prepackaged foods required to declare amounts of "fat, saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, sugars, protein, vitamins A and C, calcium and iron." Large companies ($1 mil. Canadian annual sales or greater) are allowed up to three years for compliance, small companies have five years...
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