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Archived - Chapter 7 – Packaging and labelling
7.4 Request for registration of labels and recipes

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Label as defined in the Meat Inspection Act, includes any legend, word, mark, symbol, design, imprint, stamp, brand, ticket or tag or any combination thereof that is or is to be applied or attached to or included in, or that accompanies or is to accompany, any meat product, package or animal.

Recipe as defined in the Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990 Section 2, in respect of a meat product:

  1. the ingredients of the meat product and the components of the ingredients thereof, including food additives;
  2. the proportions of those ingredients and components; and
  3. the method of manufacture and the results of any test conducted on the meat product.

7.4.1 Labels and recipes requiring registration by the Label and Recipe Registration Unit

Pre-market registration of labels and recipes for certain meat and processed products no longer required

Regulations Amending the Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990

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