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  1. The unit of measurement for the declaration of net quantity of a prepackaged food set out in Column 1 of Table 1 is set out in Column 2.
  2. The unit of measurement for the declaration of net quantity of a consumer prepackaged food set out in Column 1 of Table 2 is set out in Column 2.
  3. The unit of measurement for the declaration of net quantity of a prepackaged food, other than a consumer prepackaged food, set out in Column 1 of Table 3 is set out in Column 2.
  4. The unit of measurement for the declaration of net quantity of shrimp cocktail is weight, either expressed as a percentage of the net weight of edible contents in the container or as a declaration of the total weight of shrimp in the container.
Table 1 – Units of Measurement for Prepackaged Food
Item Column 1
Weight
Column 2
Prepackaged Food
Column 2
Weight of the edible contents in the container exclusive of free liquid or glaze content
Column 2
Volume
Column 2
Numerical count
1. Honey X
2. Maple products, other than maple syrup X
3. Fish in a hermetically sealed package, other than shellfish and crustaceans or fish packaged in water X
4. Meat products other than beans with pork or beans and pork, infant foods, junior foods, soups, mincemeat, mince meat, mince or fruit mince and meat products packaged in brine or vinegar solution X
5. Processed fruit or vegetable products that are solid, other than those for which specific provision is made in this Table X
6. Shellfish in a hermetically sealed package X
7. Crustaceans in a hermetically sealed package X
8. Meat products or fish packaged in brine or vinegar solutions X
9. Frozen glazed fish X
10. Lobster meat to which pickle or brine has been added X
11. Fish packaged in water in a hermetically sealed package X
12. Processed fruit or vegetable products in a hermetically sealed package X
13. Pickles and relishes X
14. Olives X
15. Creamed mushrooms X
16. Mushrooms in brine X
17. Maraschino cherries, crème de menthe cherries and cocktail cherries X
18. Beans with pork or beans and pork X
19. Infant foods X
20. Junior foods X
21. Spaghetti in tomato sauce X
22. Pie filler or pie filling X
23. Fountain fruits X
24. Tomato paste X
25. Tomato puree X
26. Soup X
27. Condensed soup X
28. Jam and jam with pectin X
29. Jelly and jelly with pectin X
30. Marmalade and marmalade with pectin X
31. Preserves or conserves X
32. Frozen liquid foods other than frozen egg white or frozen albumen, frozen whole egg, frozen yolk or mixtures of two or more of those foods X
33. Tomato catsup, catsup, tomato ketchup or ketchup X
34. Tomato chili sauce X
35. Tomato sauce X
36. Tomato pulp X
37. Concentrated tomato juice X
38. Cranberries or cranberry sauce X
39. Mincemeat, mince meat, mince or fruit mince X
40. Fruit spreads X
41. Beans or vegetarian beans X
42. Maple syrup X
43. Corn-on-the-cob that is frozen or in a hermetically sealed package X
44. Eggs X
45. Closed containers of tiered fresh apples, fresh peaches or fresh pears X
46. Heads of fresh cauliflower or fresh lettuce X
47. Stalks of fresh celery X
48. Fresh greenhouse cucumbers graded Canada No. 1 X
49. Atlantic oysters in the shell graded "Fancy Shape" or "Choice Shape" X
50. Fresh fruits or vegetables, other than those for which the net quantity has to be declared by numerical count in accordance with a provision of this Table or Table 2 X X
51. Oyster and clam meats, other than those that are frozen or in a hermetically sealed package X X X
Table 2 – Units of Measurement for Consumer Prepackaged Food
Item Column 1
Consumer Prepackaged Food
Column 2
Weight
Column 2
Volume
Column 2
Numerical count
1. Food packaged for dispensing in aerosol form X
2. Peanut butter X
3. Cooking molasses X
4. Table molasses X
5. Fancy molasses X
6. Cottage cheese X
7. Yogurt X
8. Dips X
9. Whipped butter X
10. Liquid egg white or liquid albumen, liquid whole egg, liquid yolk or mixtures of two or more of those foods X
11. Frozen egg white or frozen albumen, frozen whole egg, frozen yolk or mixtures of two or more of those foods X
12. Ears of fresh sweet corn X
13. Fresh fruits or vegetables, other than those for which the net quantity has to be declared by numerical count in accordance with a provision of this Table or Table 1 X X X
Table 3 – Units of Measurement for Prepackaged Food Other than Consumer Prepackaged Food
Item Column 1
Prepackaged Food, Other than Consumer Prepackaged Food
Column 2
Weight
Column 2
Volume
Column 2
Numerical count
1. Fresh fruits or vegetables packaged in a bag, other than those for which the net quantity has to be declared by numerical count in accordance with a provision of this Table or Table 1 X
2. Ice cream and food containing ice cream X
3. Ice milk and food containing ice milk X
4. Sherbet and food containing sherbet X
5. Ice cream cake X
6. Sour cream X
7. Concentrated milk or evaporated milk products in a hermetically sealed package X
8. Processed fruit or vegetable products that are liquid or viscous X
9. Ears of fresh sweet corn X X
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