Vol. 147, No. 24 — June 15, 2013

Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations

Statutory authority

Food and Drugs Act

Sponsoring agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see Icewine Regulations.

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to subsection 30(1) (see footnote a) of the Food and Drugs Act (see footnote b), proposes to make the annexed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to Rola Yehia, Acting National Manager, Consumer Protection Division, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 1400 Merivale Road, Tower 2, Floor 6, Room 134, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9 (tel.: 613-773-5476; fax: 613-773-5603; email: Rola.Yehia@inspection.gc.ca).

Ottawa, June 6, 2013

JURICA ČAPKUN
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

REGULATIONS AMENDING THE FOOD
AND DRUG REGULATIONS

AMENDMENT

1. Section B.02.003 of the Food and Drug Regulations (see footnote 1) is replaced by the following:

B.02.003. If an alcoholic beverage contains 1.1% or more alcohol by volume, the percentage by volume of alcohol present in the alcoholic beverage shall be shown on the principal display panel

  • (a) followed by the words “alcohol by volume” or the abbreviation “alc./vol.” or “alc/vol”; or
  • (b) preceded by the abbreviation “alc.” or “alc” and followed by the abbreviation “vol.” or “vol”.

COMING INTO FORCE

2. These Regulations come into force on January 1, 2014.

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