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Nutrition labelling compliance test
On December 14, 2016, amendments to nutrition labelling, list of ingredients and food colour requirements of the Food and Drug Regulations came into force. Regulated parties have a five (5) year transition period to meet the new labelling requirements.
Consult the Former – Nutrition labelling compliance test for information on the former requirements.
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Part 1 - Nutrition labelling compliance test
- Purpose and scope
- Guiding principles
- Statistical basis
- Nutrient definitions
- Methods of analysis
- Application of rounding rules
- Classes of nutrients
- Acceptance criteria for lot compliance
- Tolerances (Criterion 2)
- Use of data bases
- Table - Sampling plan and tolerances
- Part 2 - Analysis and feedback
- Appendix 1 - International context
- Appendix 2 - Statistical framework
- Appendix 3 - Rounding of nutrition facts table information
- Appendix 4 - Laboratory issues
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