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Federal

We're making improvements to the nutrition facts table and list of ingredients on food labels based on feedback from Canadians and stakeholders. The food industry has a transition period of 5 years to make these changes. This means that you might start seeing new food labels as early as 2017.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2020
Date Published: Feb. 20, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Food labelling changes, improvements to the nutrition facts table and list of ingredients.
Federal

Today's food environment can make it challenging for Canadians to make healthier food choices, but using labels can help. To improve understanding of food labels, Health Canada's Food Directorate has launched the Nutrition Labelling Online Course.

Last Updated: Jul. 25, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, labelling, nutrition-labelling, nutrition-labelling online course
Federal

To inform consumers and interested stakeholders of Health Canada's intent to create a new Nutrition Labelling - Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 27, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, labelling, nutrition labelling, table of permitted-nutrient-content, permitted-nutrient-content statements, permitted-nutrient-content claims
Federal

Listing of nutrition facts table formats and their acceptable versions for use on prepackaged products.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 4, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, labelling, nutrition labelling, directory of nutrition-facts, nutrition-facts table formats
Federal

The percent daily value (% DV) found in a nutrition facts table can help you make informed food choices. Learn how to use % DV to choose healthier foods.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2020
Date Published: Jan. 17, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Percent daily value, nutrition facts tables, make informed food choices.
Federal

Nutrition Labelling - Directory of Nutrition Symbol Formats: Draft for Canada Gazette Part I Consultation.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 18, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, labelling, nutrition labelling, directory of Nutrition-Symbol-Formats
Federal

Regulatory Initiative: Amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations - Nutrition Labelling - Forward Regulatory Plan 2015-2017

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2020
Date Published: May 4, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations, nutrition labelling
Federal

Learn to make healthier food choices by using nutrition labelling information.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 23, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, labelling, nutrition labelling, healthier food choices, nutrition labelling information
Federal

There are two types of nutrition claims on foods: nutrient content claims and health claims. These claims must also follow certain rules from Health Canada to make sure that they are consistent and not misleading.

Last Updated: Jul. 25, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 23, 2016
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition, nutrition-claims, nutrition-claims on foods, nutrient-content claims, health claims
Federal

Nutrition biomarkers contribute important information to the assessment of a population’s nutritional status.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2022
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrition biomarkers, Cycle 1, Canadian-Health-Measures Survey, food-and-nutrition surveillance, population’s nutritional status
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