Food labelling

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Food labels help you make healthy, informed choices about the food you buy and eat. Check out the Government of Canada web pages listed below to learn how to find and better understand official labels on various types of food products sold in Canada.

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Food labelling for consumers

Find interactive tools and factsheets on the Food labelling for consumers page and learn how to shop for food in Canada using the information on food labels.

Nutrition labelling

Consult Health Canada's Nutrition labelling web page for information on nutritional claims, the Nutrition Fact table and food allergen labelling regulations.

Date labelling on pre-packaged foods

Visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's page on Date labelling on pre-packaged foods for help recognizing and better understanding the different types of food label dates such as "best-before", "prepared on" and the "expiration" date.

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