Canadian Food Labelling is Evolving!

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Here is a summary of the main regulatory modifications in 2022.


Date of
regulatory modification

End of the
transition period

New Nutrition Facts Table

New requirements for the ingredient
and allergen statements

December 14, 2016

December 13, 2022*

Mandatory Front-of-Pack (FOP)
Nutrition Labelling
for foods high in Saturated Fat, Sugars or Sodium

July 20, 2022

December 31, 2025

New Supplemented Foods Regulations

July 20, 2022

  • New products: Upon the launch
  • Products already on the market: December 31, 2025

New Daily Values
for Sodium and Potassium

October 20, 2022

December 31, 2025

New Reference Amounts
(used to determine the serving sizes)

November 24, 2022

December 31, 2025

* After that date, the CFIA will apply enforcement discretion in cases of non-compliance when a detailed plan shows an intention to comply at the earliest possible time, and no later than December 14, 2023.

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Mandatory Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling

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