Guidance document for Supplemented foods regulations: executive summary


Supplemented foods are prepackaged foods with added vitamins, minerals, amino acids and/or other ingredients such as caffeine. These foods must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for sale in Canada. The Supplemented foods regulations and the documents incorporated by reference into the Food and Drug Regulations outline the requirements for supplemented foods including compositional and labelling requirements.

The guidance document for Supplemented foods regulations is available upon request to assist food manufacturers and distributors in the interpretation of the Supplemented foods regulations. The document provides information on how to comply with the regulations and elaborates on:

How to request the guidance document

To obtain an electronic copy of the guidance document or for questions related to the guidance document, please send an e-mail to with the subject line  Guidance document on supplemented foods regulations.

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