Retail Foods

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Most products prepackaged at retail must be labelled, including foods that are prepackaged but available to the consumer only on request, e.g. prepackaged products kept in a service counter [B.01.003 FDR, 10 CPLA].

Most products that are clerk served or are packaged by the consumer are not required to carry a label. Exceptions include barbecued, roasted or broiled meat, mechanically tenderized beef and poultry and horsemeat which must always carry a label on the packaging.

Refer to Non prepackaged foods that Require a Label and Labelling Requirements for Mechanically Tenderized Beef for more information.

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