Food Allergen Labelling
The Food Regulatory Issues Division (FRID) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) held a webcast to provide an understanding of the regulatory amendments for food allergen labelling, including new requirements for priority food allergens (including mustard seed), gluten sources and added sulphites. You can access an archived copy of this webcast, plus supporting documents, but you must register to do this, through this link.
HIGHLIGHTS of the webcast:
• Health Canada discusses expert about the amended regulations for food allergen labelling that will come into force on August 4, 2012.
• This includes new labelling requirements for priority food allergens, gluten sources and added sulphites.
Other resources on the site: links to related information on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Health Canada websites (including Q&As from Health Canada about the new regulations), as well as a link to the updated Regulations. You can also download an audio podcast of the event.