Labelling and Composition Requirements for Grain and Bakery Products

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This section provides information on the labelling requirements for grain and bakery products such as flour, bread, rice and cereals. Grain and bakery products 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). Division 13 of the Food and Drug Regulations prescribes standards for many breads and flours. In addition, provincial regulations may also have requirements for grain and bakery products that apply to products sold in that province.

The requirements detailed in the following sections are specific to grain and bakery products. They are in addition to the core labelling, and voluntary claims and statements requirements of the Industry Labelling Tool that apply to all prepackaged foods.

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