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CFIA Proposes Regulatory Changes Under its Food Label Modernization Initiative.

Monday, July 22, 2019

(North American Meat Institute)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) proposed regulatory changes under its Food Label Modernization (FLM) initiative in the June 22 Canada Gazette. According to CFIA, the proposed regulatory amendments are intended to improve food labeling requirements regarding date marketing and storage instructions, food company contact information, foreign state of origin of imported foods, legibility and location, emphasized ingredients, test market foods, standard container sizes, and class names. The proposed regulatory amendments also purportedly would harmonize and streamline food commodity-specific labeling requirements. CFIA is holding a webinar July 17, 2019 at 1:30pm on the proposed changes. The webinar will outline the contents of CFIA's recently published regulatory changes, and provide consumers, industry and other stakeholders the opportunity to ask questions. To register for the webinar, click here. Read the Meat Institute's full memo here.

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