Labelling Requirements for Fats and Oils

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This section provides information on the labelling requirements for fats and oils. Certain fats and oils have prescribed standards in Division 9 of Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations. Fats and oils are subject to the Food and Drugs Act (FDA), the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR), the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (CPLA) and Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations (CPLR). In addition, provincial regulations may also have labelling requirements for fats and oils that apply to products sold in that province.

The requirements detailed in the following sections are specific to fats and oils. They are in addition to the requirements summarized in the core labelling and claims and statements pages of the Industry Labelling Tool that apply to all prepackaged foods.

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