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Archived - Packaging, Labelling and Grading

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This page was archived due to the coming into force of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Archived information is provided for reference, research or record-keeping purposes only. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. For current information visit Food.

Packaging materials shall not impart any undesirable substance to the meat product, either chemically or physically, and shall protect the food product sufficiently to prevent contamination.

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.

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