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Common name on food labels
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The common name of a prepackaged food must be shown on the principal display panel of the label (in other words main panel). For consumer prepackaged foods, the common name must be in both French and English, with a minimum type height of 1.6 mm (1/16 inch), based on the lowercase letter "o". When the area of the principal display surface is 10 cm2 (1.55 inches2) or less, the common name may be shown in characters with a minimum type height of 0.8 mm (1/32 inch) [B.01.012(2), FDR; 206(1), 210(2) and (3), 211(b), 218(1)(a), SFCR].

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