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Food labels

Labelling requirements, claims, understanding labels, legislative framework, food fraud, notices to industry and updates.

Services and information

Industry labelling tool

General principles, core information, composition, grades, claims, food-specific requirements.

Food labelling for consumers

Understanding food labels, country of origin, allergens, date marking, genetically engineered foods, food fraud.

Legislative framework

Purpose, key acts and regulations, shared responsibility for food labelling.

Labelling, standards of identity and grades

Regulatory changes, policies, notices to industry.

Record of updates

Record of food labelling and advertising updates listed by date.

Organic products

Standards, claims, sampling, testing, logos, labels.

Food fraud

How to spot it, where to report it and what the CFIA is doing to combat it.

What we are doing

Consultation and engagement

Policies and guidance


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