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This document sets out Health Canada's recommendation to the CFIA with respect to the temporary importation and sale of infant formula, HMF, and metabolic products that may not fully meet Canadian regulatory requirements with respect to labelling and/or composition, but are manufactured to comparable standards, and that provide information that ensures the safe preparation and use of the foods.
The main objective of this survey was to obtain additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared milk in soy-based infant formula. 143 samples were tested, and none were found to contain undeclared milk.
Therefore, Health Canada lowered the maximum levels for lead in infant formula, effective July 3, 2020, by modifying Part 2 of the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods as described in the information document.
Find safety information on baby slings, strollers, bottles and pacifiers. Also learn about infant nutrition.
Breastfeeding is the normal and unequalled method of feeding infants. Health Canada promotes breastfeeding - exclusively for the first six months, and sustained for up to two years or longer with appropriate complementary feeding - for the nutrition, immunologic protection, growth, and development of infants and toddlers.
Government of Canada tips for providing the proper food and nutrition for babies, older infants and toddlers
The main objectives of the 2016 CFP were to:
•collect data and assess the compliance of infant foods to Canadian standards for residues of veterinary drugs and pesticides
•collect baseline data on the levels of aflatoxin M1 in infant foods and formula containing milk
In the 2016 CFP, a total of 241 samples of infant and toddler foods were purchased in the Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec areas in August, 2016. These samples included infant formula, meat-based or dairy-based infant foods and infant snacks (0 to 2 years). Samples were analyzed for pesticide residues, veterinary drug residues and aflatoxin M1 (in dairy-based samples).
Total number of infant deaths occurring in the province of Alberta, by year.
The main objective of this survey was to obtain additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared milk in milk alternative products. Of the 252 samples tested, 6 were found to contain undeclared beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) and/or casein. A single sample of dairy-free chocolate and 2 dairy-free ice cream samples containing both BLG and casein were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.
Number of infant deaths occurring in the province of Alberta, by year, gender, age, and cause of death.