Nutrition Labelling - Table of Reference Amounts for Food

Definitions

MM:
Metric Measure
HM:
Household Measure
RA:
Reference Amount

A. Bakery Products

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
A.1 Bread, excluding sweet quick-type 75 g Sliced bread:
  • HM: 2 slices
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
2 slices (# g)
Unsliced bread:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number and dimension of slice(s) or fraction of the loaf that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
number of # cm slice(s) (75 g)
fraction loaf (75 g)
A.2 Tea biscuits, scones, rolls, buns, English muffins, croissants, tortillas, pita, soft bread sticks, soft pretzels and corn bread 55 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Unsliced corn bread:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the slice(s) or fraction of the loaf closest in weight in grams to the RA
number of # cm slice(s) (55 g)
fraction loaf (55 g)
A.3 Bagels, naan, flat bread 85 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.4 Brownies, dessert squares and bars 40 g Bite-sized or pre-sliced:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Tray of brownies, squares, bars, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Tray of brownies, squares, bars, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction tray (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.5 Heavy weight cake: 10 g or more per 2.5 cm cube, such as cheese cake, pineapple upside-down, cake with at least 35% of the finished weight as fruit, nuts, or vegetables, or any of these combined, pound cake 125 g Uniform loaf-type products, uncut or unmarked (e.g. fruit cake, pound cake):
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the slice(s) or fraction of the loaf closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
number of # cm slice(s) (# g)
fraction loaf (# g)
Round cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction cake (# g)
Square or rectangular cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction cake (# g)
Round, square or rectangular cake, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Bite-sized or pre-sliced loaf, round, square or rectangular cake:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.6 Medium weight cake: 4 g or more per 2.5 cm cube but less than 10 g per 2.5 cm cube, such as cake with or without icing or filling, cake with less than 35% of the finished weight as fruit, nuts or vegetables or any of these combined; light weight cake with icing; Boston cream pie, cupcakes, eclairs, or cream puffs, individually wrapped snack cakes such as Swiss rolls. 80 g Uniform loaf-type products, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the piece(s) or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
number of # cm slice(s) (# g)
fraction loaf (# g)
Round cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction cake (# g)
Square or rectangular cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction cake (# g)
Round, square or rectangular cake, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Bite-sized or pre-sliced loaf, round, square or rectangular cake:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Non-uniform specialty cake:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the product closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cake (80 g)
A.7 Light weight cake: less than 4 g per 2.5 cm cube, such as angel food, chiffon, or sponge cake without icing or filling 55 g Round cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction cake (# g)
Square or rectangular cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction cake (# g)
Uniform loaf-type cake, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the piece(s) or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
number of # cm slice(s) (# g)
fraction loaf (# g)
Round, square or rectangular cake, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Bite-sized or pre-sliced, round, square or rectangular cake:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.8 Coffee cakes, doughnuts, danishes, sweet rolls, sweet quick-type breads and flaky type pastries, with or without filling and/or icing 55 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Uniform loaf-type coffee cake, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the piece(s) or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
number of # cm slice(s) (# g)
fraction loaf (# g)
Bite-sized pastries or pre-cut loaf or round cake:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Round coffee cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction cake (# g)
Round coffee cake, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.9 Muffins 110 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# muffin(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 muffin (# g)
A.10 Cookies, with or without coating or filling; graham wafers 30 g Bite-sized cookies, measureable with cup (where 15 or more pieces make up the RA):
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
Package of multiple units (where 14 or less pieces make up the RA):
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# cookie(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.11 Accompaniment crackers, hard bread sticks and melba toast 20 g Bite-sized crackers, measureable with cup (where 15 or more pieces make up the RA):
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (20 g)
Package of multiple units (where 14 or less pieces make up the RA):
  • HM: number of whole units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.12 Snack crackers, crackers and cheese dip pack 30 g Package of multiple units (where 14 or less pieces make up the RA):
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# snack cracker(s) (# g)
Bite-sized crackers, measureable with cup (where 15 or more pieces make up the RA):
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.13 Dry breads, matzo, and rusks 30 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.14 Toaster pastries 55 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.15 Ice cream cones 5 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.16 Croutons 7 g Package of multiple units (where 14 or less pieces make up the RA):
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Bite-sized croutons, measureable with cup or tablespoon (where 15 or more pieces make up the RA):
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup or number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (7 g)
# tbsp (7 g)
A.17 French toast, pancakes, and waffles 75 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.18 Grain-based bars with filling or partial or full coating 40 g Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.19 Grain-based bars, without filling or coating 30 g Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.20 Energy and protein bars 45 g Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.21 Rice cakes and corn cakes 15 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.22 Pies, tarts, cobblers, turnovers, other pastries not listed as a separate item in column 1 110 g Round pies and tarts, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction product (# g)
Round pies and tarts, cobbler, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Bite-sized or pre-cut round pies, tarts, cobbler:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Cobbler, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction cobbler (# g)
Package of multiple turnovers or other pastries:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
A.23 Pie crust 21 g Pie crust, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction crust (# g)
Bite sized, package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
A.24 Pizza crust 55 g Round pizza crust, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction crust (# g)
Square or rectangular pizza crust, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction crust (# g)
A.25 Taco shell, hard 30 g Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)

B. Beverages

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
B.1 Carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, including energy drinks, water, coconut and maple water, sports drinks and vitamin water
  • Iced tea, including flavoured and sweetened
  • Iced coffee and iced specialty coffee, including flavoured and sweetened
375 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 1/2 cup
1 1/2 cup (375 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
B.2 Alcoholic beverages:
  1. wine, sangria, spritzer
  2. beer
  3. alcoholic beverages, such as [naming the alcohol] beverage, coolers, pre-made mixed drinks

188 mL
333 mL
333 mL
wine, sangria, spritzer:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 3/4 cup
beer and other alcoholic beverages:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 333 mL
wine, sangria, spritzer:
3/4 cup (188 mL)

beer and other alcoholic beverages:
1 1/3 cup (333 mL)
B.3 Coffee:
  1. regular, instant and specialty, including café au lait, flavoured and sweetened
  2. espresso

250 mL

30 mL for espresso
coffee:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
espresso:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
coffee:
1 cup (250 mL)

espresso:
2 tbsp (30 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
B.4 Tea and herbal tea, including regular and instant (hot), and flavoured and sweetened, prepared from mixes 250 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
B.5 Cocoa and chocolate beverages (hot) 250 mL
  • MM: amount in grams or millilitres required to prepare RA
  • HM: the number of tablespoons or scoops to prepare the RA (according to directions for use)
# tbsp or scoop(s) (RA g)
# tbsp (RA mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)

C. Cereals and Other Grain Products

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
C.1 Hot breakfast cereals, such as oatmeal, or cream of wheat 40 g dry, 250 mL prepared dry:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of tablespoons or a fraction of a cup, that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
prepared:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
dry:
# tbsp (40 g)
fraction cup (40 g)

prepared:
1 cup (250 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
C.2 Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, puffed and uncoated (weighing less than 20 g per 250 mL) 15 g
  • HM: 1 cup
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 cup (# g)
C.3 Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, puffed and coated, flaked, extruded, without fruit or nuts (weighing 20 g to 42 g per 250 mL), very high fibre cereals (with 28 g or more fibre per 100 g) 30 g
  • HM: 1 cup
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 cup (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
C.4 Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, fruit and nut type, granola (weighing 43 g or more per 250 mL) and biscuit type cereals 55 g
  • HM: 1 cup
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
biscuit type:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 cup (# g)

biscuit type:
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
C.5 Bran and wheat germ, milled flax, hemp and chia seeds 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of tablespoons or fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)
fraction cup (15 g)
C.6 Flours and cornmeal, including rye, potato, corn, barley, sorghum, buckwheat flours and gluten-free blends, but not including nut and other flours listed in item O.4 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of tablespoons or fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
fraction cup (30 g)
C.7 Grains, such as rice or barley, including flavoured rice and grains 45 g dry
140 g cooked
dry grains:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of tablespoons or fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
cooked grains:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup or of the package that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
dry:
# tbsp (45 g)
fraction cup (45 g)

cooked:
fraction cup (140 g)
fraction package (140 g)
C.8 Pastas, including filled pastas, gnocchi, without sauce 85 g dry
215 g cooked
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup or of the package that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
dry:
fraction cup (85 g)
fraction package (85 g)

cooked:
fraction cup (215 g)
fraction package (215 g)
C.9 Pastas, dry and ready-to-eat, such as fried chow mein noodles 25 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (25 g)
C.10 Starch, such as cornstarch, potato starch, tapioca starch or wheat starch 10 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp (10 g)
C.11 Stuffing 100 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (100 g)

D. Dairy Products and Substitutes

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
D.1 Cheese, including cream cheese and cheese spread, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 30 g Cream cheese, cheese spread, soft spreadable cheese:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
Grated or shredded cheese:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
fraction cup (30 g)
Wedge or piece of cheese:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: dimensions of the piece that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# cm cube (30 g)
# cm slice (30 g)
Wheel or ball of cheese:
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fraction wheel or ball (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units (cheese string, packet, small round encased in wax, cheese slice, cheese triangle), where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
In all other cases of package of multiple units, such as mini party cubes of cheese, pre-sliced cheese, small bocconcini):
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
D.2 Cottage cheese 125 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to RA
fraction cup (125 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
D.3 Cheese used as an ingredient, such as dry cottage cheese or ricotta cheese 55 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to RA
fraction cup (55 g)
D.4 Hard cheese, including grated, such as parmesan or romano 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to RA
# tbsp (15 g)
D.5 Quark, fresh cheese and fresh dairy desserts 100 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to RA
fraction cup (100 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
D.6 Cream and cream substitute, except those listed as separate item 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
D.7 Cream and cream substitute, powder 2 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons that is closest in weight in grams to RA
# tsp (2 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
D.8 Cream and cream substitute, aerosol or whipped 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to RA
# tbsp (15 g)
D.9 Eggnog 125 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
D.10 Milk, evaporated or condensed 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
D.11 Milk, buttermilk and milk-based drinks, such as chocolate milk, plant-based beverages 250 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)
D.12 Fermented dairy drinks including drinkable yogurts, kefir 188 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 3/4 cup
3/4 cup (188 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
D.13 Shakes, with or without coffee or juice, including protein shakes and dairy substitute shakes, smoothies (if whey/dairy or plant-based beverage is a main ingredient) 250 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
D.14 Sour cream 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)
D.15 Yogurt 175 g Container:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup that is closest in weight in grams to RA
fraction cup (175 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
In all other cases of package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)

E. Desserts

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
E.1 Ice cream, ice milk, frozen yogurt, sherbet, other frozen dairy and non-dairy desserts sold in tubs, including sorbet and gelato 188 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 3/4 cup
3/4 cup (188 mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
E.2 Ice cream, ice milk, frozen yogurt, sherbet, frozen dairy and non-dairy desserts sold as cakes, sandwiches or cones 125 mL Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# mL)
Uniform loaf-type products, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: the number and dimensions of the slice(s) or fraction of the whole product closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
number of # cm slice(s) (# mL)
fraction loaf (# mL)
Round cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: fraction of the whole product closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
fraction cake (# mL)
Square or rectangular cake (uncut or unmarked):
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
# × # cm piece (# mL)
fraction cake (# mL)
E.3 Ice cream, ice milk, frozen yogurt, sherbet, other frozen dairy and non-dairy desserts sold as pops, bars or cups 75 mL Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
E.4 Sundaes 250 mL Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# mL)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in millilitres
1 unit (# mL)
E.5 Custard, gelatin and pudding 130 g Container:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (130 g)
Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)

F. Dessert Toppings and Fillings

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
F.1 Dessert toppings, such as maple butter and marshmallow cream 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to RA
# tbsp (30 g)
F.2 Cake frostings, icings and streusel topping 35 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons that is closest in weight in grams to RA
# tbsp (35 g)
F.3 Pie fillings 83 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/3 cup
1/3 cup (83 mL)

G. Eggs and Egg Substitutes

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
G.1 Egg mixtures, such as egg foo young, scrambled eggs, omelettes 110 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (110 g)
G.2 Eggs, including eggs in the shell, liquid or dried whole egg and liquid egg-white 100 g Shell eggs:
  • HM: 2 eggs
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
2 eggs (# g)
Liquid or powdered eggs:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (100 g)
G.3 Egg substitutes 100 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (100 g)

H. Fats and Oils

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
H.1 Butter, margarine, shortening, lard, solid coconut oil, butter-flavoured spread 10 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp (10 g)
H.2 Vegetable oil, including liquid coconut oil 10 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
2 tsp (10 mL)
H.3 Butter replacement, powder 2 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction tsp (2 g)
H.4 Dressings for salad 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)
H.5 Mayonnaise, sandwich spread and mayonnaise-type dressing 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
H.6 Oil, spray type 0.5 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of seconds of spray, closest in weight in grams to the RA
# second(s) spray (0.5 g)

I. Marine and Fresh Water Animals

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
I.1 Anchovies, anchovy paste and caviar 15 gNote 2 Paste and caviar:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)
Anchovy filets:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
I.2 Marine and fresh water animals with sauce, such as fish with cream sauce or shrimp with lobster sauce 140 g cooked
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the package, fraction of the cup, or number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction package (140 g)
fraction cup (140 g)
# piece(s) or unit(s) (140 g)
I.3 Marine and fresh water animals without sauce, such as plain or fried fish or shellfish, or fish or shellfish cakes, with or without breading or batter 125 g raw
100 g cooked
Non-uniform pieces:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
raw:
# piece(s) or unit(s) (125 g)
cooked:
# piece(s) or unit(s) (100 g)
Uniform pieces:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Whole multiple-serving fish:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
I.4 Marine and fresh water animals, canned 55 gNote 2
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the can or of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction can (55 g)
fraction cup (55 g)
I.5 Marine and fresh water animals, smoked or pickled, or spreads 55 gNote 2 Spread:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (55 g)
fraction cup (55 g)
Package of multiple units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)

J. Fruit and Fruit Juices

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
J.1 Fruit, including fruit salad or mixed fruit, fresh, frozen or canned, coated or uncoated, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 140 g
167 mL
cannedNote 2
Whole fruit:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: # of whole pieces or units or fraction of the fruit closest in weight in grams to the RA
# piece(s) or unit(s) (140 g)
fraction fruit (140 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
fresh or frozen:
1 unit (# g)
canned:
1 unit (# mL)
Cut up, crushed:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup, or number of pieces or units, that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fresh or frozen:
fraction cup (140 g)
# piece(s) or unit(s) (140 g)
canned:
2/3 cup (167 mL)
# piece(s) or unit(s) (167 mL)
J.2 Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries or a mixture of these 80 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (80 g)
J.3 Watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew and other melons or a mixture of these 150 g Cut up:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of cups or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# cup(s) or fraction cup (150 g)
Whole:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the fruit closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction fruit (150 g)
J.4 Avocado, used as an ingredient 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the fruit, closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction avocado (30 g)
J.5 Cranberries, lemons and limes, used as ingredients 55 g Cranberries:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (55 g)
Lemons and limes:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: # of whole pieces or units or fraction of the fruit closest in weight in grams to the RA
# piece(s) or unit(s) (55 g)
fraction fruit (55 g)
J.6 Apple sauces, including those that contain other fruit and vegetables 110 g
125 mL
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit is either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the amount of the HM in grams or millilitres
1 unit (# g)
1 unit (# mL)
Jar:
  • MM: RA in mL
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
J.7 Dried fruit, including raisins, cranberries, apricots, prunes, dates, figs 40 g Container:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (40 g)
fraction cup (40 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
J.8 Candied or pickled fruit 30 gNote 2
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup or number of whole pieces or units that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
fraction cup (30 g)
# piece(s) or unit(s) (30 g)
J.9 Fruit for garnish or flavour, such as maraschino cherries 4 gNote 2
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
J.10 Fruit relishes 60 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup that is closest in amount in millilitres to the RA
# tbsp (60 mL)
fraction cup (60 mL)
J.11 Juices, nectars and fruit drinks represented for use as substitutes for fruit juices, juice-based smoothies 250 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)
J.12 Juices, used as ingredients, such as lemon juice or lime juice 5 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 teaspoon
1 tsp (5 mL)

K. Legumes

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
K.1 Tofu (bean curd) or tempeh 85 gNote 2 Regular tofu and tempeh:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole package closest in weight in grams to the RA
# × # cm piece (85 g)
fraction package (85 g)
Soft or silken tofu:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: the number of cups or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# cup(s) or fraction cup (85 g)
K.2 Beans, peas and lentils, such as white beans, kidney beans, romano beans, soybeans or chick peas 35 g dry,
125 mL
cooked or
cannedNote 2
Dry:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (35 g)
Cooked or canned:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)

L. Meat, Poultry, Their Products and Substitutes (includes extended and simulated meat and poultry products)

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
L.1 Pork rinds and bacon 54 g uncooked
15 g cooked
Sliced:
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
Unsliced:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
L.2 Beef, pork and poultry breakfast strips 30 g uncooked
15 g cooked
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
L.3 Dried meat and poultry, such as jerky, dried beef or parma ham, sausage products with a water activity of 0.90 or less, such as salami, dried thuringer or cervelat 30 g Unsliced:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
Non-uniform, pre-sliced:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# piece(s) or unit(s) (30 g)
Jerky:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
L.4 Luncheon meats such as bologna, blood pudding, liver sausage, mortadella, ham and cheese loaf or headcheese; pâté, sandwich spread, potted meat food product; taco fillings; meat pie fillings and cretons 75 g uncooked, 55 g cooked Unsliced/chub:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
Non-uniform, pre-sliced:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# piece(s) or unit(s) (55 g)
Cretons, spreads, pâtés, cooked fillings:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (55 g)
fraction cup (55 g)
Uncooked fillings:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (75 g)
fraction cup (75 g)
L.5 Sausage products, such as linked sausage, Vienna sausage, wieners, breakfast sausage, frankfurters, pork sausage, bratwurst, kielbasa, Polish sausage, summer sausage, smoked sausage, smoked country sausage, pepperoni, knackwurst, thuringer and cervelat, sausage made with combination of seafood and pork 75 g uncooked
55 g cooked
Slices or units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Unsliced:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
L.6 Cuts of meat and poultry without sauce, and ready-to-cook cuts, with or without breading or batter, including marinated, tenderized and injected cuts, skewered meat and poultry, including kebabs and souvlaki, whole poultry (no stuffing) 125 g raw
100 g cooked
Whole poultry, roasts, unsliced:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
Meat or poultry cuts:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units or fraction of the piece or unit closest in weight in grams to the RA
raw:
# piece(s) or unit(s) (125 g)
fraction piece or unit (125 g)
cooked:
# piece(s) or unit(s) (100 g)
fraction piece or unit (100 g)
Skewers:
  • HM: number of whole units closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# unit(s) (# g)
L.7 Patties, including burger patties, cutlettes, chopettes, steakettes, meatballs, sausage meat and ground meat, with or without breading or batter, corn dog on a stick (breaded), falafels, including simulated meat and poultry products 100 g raw
60 g cooked
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
Ground meat and poultry and simulated ground meat and poultry products:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the package or fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction package (100 g)
fraction cup (100 g)
L.8 Cured meat and poultry products such as cured ham, dry cured ham, back bacon, cured pork back, dry cured cappicolo, corned beef, pastrami, country ham, cured pork shoulder picnic, poultry ham products, smoked meat or pickled meat 85 g raw
55 g cooked
Whole, unsliced:
  • MM: 100 g
  • HM: same as the MM and does not need to be repeated
100 g
Slices:
  • HM: number of whole slices closest in weight in grams to the appropriate RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# slice(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the appropriate RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
L.9 Canned meat and poultry 55 gNote 2
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the can or of the cup that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction can (55 g)
fraction cup (55 g)
L.10 Meat and poultry with sauce, such as meat in barbecue sauce or turkey with gravy, but excluding combination dishes 140 g Sliced or pieces:
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
Shredded or pulled:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup or package that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (140 g)
fraction package (140 g)

M. Miscellaneous Category

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
M.1 Baking powder, baking soda, pectin, yeast 0.6 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction tsp (0.6 g)
M.2 Baking decorations, such as coloured sugars or sprinkles for cookies 4 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons or fraction of the teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp(s) or fraction tsp (4 g)
M.3 Bread crumbs and batter mixes 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
M.4 Cooking wine 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)
M.5 Cocoa powder, carob powder, unsweetened 5 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (5 g)
M.6 Non-alcoholic drink mixers, such as pina colada or daiquiri Amount to make 250 mL of drink
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup, number of tablespoons closest in amount in millilitres or grams to the RA
fraction cup (RA mL)
# tbsp (RA mL)
# tbsp (RA g)
M.7 Chewing gum 3 g
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
M.8 Salad and potato toppers, such as salad crunchies, salad crispins or substitutes for bacon bits 7 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons or tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp or tbsp (7 g)
M.9 Salt, salt substitutes and seasoned salts such as garlic salt and salt-based seasonings (which may contain herbs, spices, dehydrated vegetables, etc.), flavour enhancers, such as steak spice. 1 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction tsp (1 g)
M.10 Spices and herbs, without salt 0.5 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction tsp (0.5 g)
M.11 Coconut milk 83 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/3 cup
1/3 cup (83 mL)
M.12 Dried coconut, flakes, shredded 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)

N. Combination Dishes

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
N.1 Combination dishes, such as chicken and rice casserole, hash, macaroni and cheese with or without meat, spaghetti with sauce, lasagna, stir fry, meat or poultry casserole, baked or refried beans, wieners and beans, meat chili, chili with beans, creamed chipped beef, beef or poultry ravioli with sauce, beef stroganoff, poultry à la king, Brunswick stew, goulash, stew, ragout or poutine, butter chicken with rice, shepherd’s pie, stuffed cannelloni, stuffed poultry 300 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of cups or fraction of a cup or of the package that is closest in weight in grams to the RA
# cup(s) (300 g)
fraction cup (300 g)
fraction package (300 g)
Pieces of units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
# × # cm piece (# g)
N.2 Burritos, enchiladas, pizza, pizza rolls, sausage rolls, pastry rolls, cabbage rolls, quiche, sandwiches, crackers and meat or poultry lunch-type packages, gyros, burger on a bun, frank on a bun, calzones, tacos, pockets stuffed with meat, chicken cordon bleu, stuffed vegetables with meat or poultry, kabobs and souvlaki (meat and vegetables), empanadas, fajitas, sushi, souvlaki, pot pie, meat pie or tourtière 200 g Pieces or units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units or fraction of the package closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
fraction package (# g)
Tray or pan of pizza, quiche, meat pie, uncut or unmarked:
  • HM: dimensions of the piece or fraction of the whole product closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# × # cm piece (# g)
fraction pan (# g)
N.3 Hors d'oeuvres, such as onion rings, egg rolls and breaded zucchini sticks 85 g
120 g with sauce
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)

O. Nuts and Seeds

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
O.1 Nuts and seeds, not for use as snacks: whole, chopped, sliced, slivered or ground 30 g shelled
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup or number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
# tbsp (30 g)
O.2 Pastes and creams, including marzipan 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
O.3 Peanut butter, nut butters and substitutes, such as coconut and soya butter 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)
O.4 Nut flours, such as almond flour and similar flours, including coconut, peanut and soya flours 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)

P. Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
P.1 French fries, including spirales, smiles, wedges, fried potatoes, hash browns, potato skins and pancakes 85 g frozen
70 g prepared
French fries:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
frozen:
# piece(s) (85 g)
prepared:
# piece(s) (70 g)
Potato skins and pancakes and hash brown patties:
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
Hash browns, home fries, small diced potatoes:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
frozen:
fraction cup (85 g)
prepared:
fraction cup (70 g)
P.2 Potatoes, mashed, candied, stuffed or with sauce 140 g Mashed, candied or with sauce:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (140 g)
Stuffed:
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
P.3 Potatoes, plain, fresh, canned or frozen 110 g fresh or frozen,
125 g vacuum-packed, 167 mL cannedNote 2
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in amount in grams or millilitres to the RA
  • MM: the amount of the HM in grams or millilitres
# piece(s) (# g)
# piece(s) (# mL)

Q. Salads

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
Q.1 Salads, such as egg, fish, shellfish, bean, vegetable, meat, ham or poultry salad, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 100 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (100 g)
Q.2 Gelatin salad 120 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (120 g)
Q.3 Pasta or potato salad 140 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (140 g)

R. Sauces, Dips, Gravies and Condiments

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
R.1 Sauces for dipping, such as barbecue, cocktail sauce, hollandaise, tartar, mustard or sweet and sour sauce, plum, cherry and pineapple sauce, satay and peanut sauce, Vietnamese and sweet chili dipping sauce, spare rib sauce, garlic sauce 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)
R.2 Dips, spreads and tapenades, such as vegetables, legume or dairy-based 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
R.3 Major main entrée sauce, such as spaghetti sauce, cooking sauces such as butter chicken sauce, curry sauce, pulled pork, sloppy Joe, garlic sauce, stir fry sauce 125 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
R.4 Minor main entrée sauce such as pizza sauce, pad thai sauce, pesto sauce, chicken wing sauce, or other sauces used as toppings such as white sauce, cheese sauce, salsa or gravy 60 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/4 cup
1/4 cup (60 mL)
R.5 Major condiments, such as ketchup, chili sauce, chutney, steak sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, fish sauce, hoisin sauce, black bean sauce, teriyaki sauce, curry paste or marinades 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
R.6 Minor condiments, such as horseradish, hot sauce, mustard, liquid smoke or Worcestershire sauce 5 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 teaspoon
1 tsp (5 mL)

S. Snacks

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
S.1 Chips, pretzels, popcorn, extruded snacks, grain and pulse-based snacks, pita chips and fruit-based snacks, such as fruit chips 50 g Chip, pita chips:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of chips closest in weight in grams to the RA
# chips (50 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Bite-sized, measureable with cup (where 15 or more pieces make up the RA):
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (50 g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Larger pretzels (where 14 or less pieces make up the RA):
  • HM: number of pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
S.2 Nuts or seeds, or a mixture of these, with or without chocolate, candies, dried fruit or other food added, for use as snacks 50 g shelled
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons or fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (50 g)
fraction cup (50 g)
S.3 Meat or poultry snack food sticks 20 g
  • HM: number of whole pieces closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)

T. Soups

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
T.1 All varieties of soup 250 mL Ready to serve:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)

U. Sugars and Sweets

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
U.1 Candies, confectionaries and chocolates, including a mixture of these with or without other food added, chocolate bars and other chocolate products, Halloween candy, box of assorted chocolates, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 40 g Where the product is an assortment or pre-portioned units and the nutrition information is provided for each individual variety:
  • HM: the number of whole pieces or units of each variety closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Where the product is an assortment or pre-portioned units and the nutrition information is provided for a composite of the assortment:
  • HM: the number of whole pieces or units in the composite closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
Tablet chocolate bars, with cut marks:
  • HM: number of whole pre-marked pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Non-uniform chocolate shape, e.g. chocolate Easter bunny:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the package closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction package (40 g)
U.2 After-dinner confections 10 g
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
U.3 Hard candies, powdered or liquid candies, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 15 g
15 mL
  • HM: number of pieces or unit(s) closest in amount in grams or millilitres, as appropriate, to the RA
  • MM: the quantity of the HM in grams or millilitres as appropriate
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# mL)
U.4 Baking candies, such as chocolate chips 15 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (15 g)
U.5 Breath mints 2 g
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
U.6 Roll-type hard candies and mini size hard candies in dispenser packages 5 g
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
U.7 Confectioner's or icing sugar 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
U.8 Honey, molasses and bread spreads 20 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (20 g)
U.9 Jams, jellies, marmalades, fruit butters and spreads 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
U.10 Fruit leather, bar or mini pieces, that may or may not contain vegetable ingredients 20 g
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
U.11 Marshmallows 30 g Mini:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
Regular:
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
U.12 Sugars, except those listed as a separate item in column 1 4 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons or packet(s) closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp or packet(s) (4 g)
U.13 Sugar substitute amount equivalent in sweetness to 4 g sugar
  • MM: amount equivalent in sweetness to 4 g sugar
  • HM: number of teaspoons or packet(s) or fraction of a teaspoon closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp or packet(s) (amount equivalent in sweetness to 4 g sugar g)

fraction tsp (amount equivalent in sweetness to 4 g sugar g)
U.14 Syrups used as toppings, such as pancake syrups, maple syrup, fruit syrups and ice cream sundae syrups 60 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 4 tablespoons or 1/4 cup
4 tbsp (60 mL)
1/4 cup (60 mL)
U.15 Syrups used as ingredients, such as corn syrup, agave syrup and flavoured syrups for milk 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)

V. Vegetables

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
V.1 Vegetables without sauce, including cream style corn and stewed tomatoes, artichoke hearts and hearts of palm, packed in water, lettuce, all varieties, but not including vegetables without sauce listed as a separate item in column 1 85 g fresh or frozen
125 mL cannedNote 2
  • HM: number of pieces or units or fraction of a cup or the vegetable closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
fraction cup (# g)
fraction vegetable (# g)
Cream style corn and stewed tomatoes or chopped/cubed vegetables:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
V.2 Vegetables with sauce 110 g fresh or frozen
125 mL canned
Fresh or frozen:
  • HM: number of pieces or units or fraction of a cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
fraction cup (# g)
Canned:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
V.3 Vegetables primarily used for garnish or flavouring, fresh, canned or frozen, but not dried, such as parsley or garlic 4 g fresh or frozen
5 mL cannedNote 2
Fresh:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of teaspoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tsp (4 g)
Frozen:
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Canned:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 teaspoon
1 tsp (5 mL)
V.4 Chili pepper and green onion 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of pieces or units, fraction of the cup or number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# piece(s) or unit(s) (30 g)
fraction cup (30 g)
# tbsp (30 g)
V.5 Seaweed, dehydrated mushrooms 15 g
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
V.6 Sprouts 65 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (65 g)
V.7 Vegetable juice and vegetable drink 250 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 cup
1 cup (250 mL)
V.8 Olives 15 gNote 2 Whole:
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Sliced:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the RA
# tbsp (15 g)
V.9 Sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and other vegetables packed in oil, pickles, giardiniera and other pickled vegetables 30 gNote 2 Uniform pieces or units:
  • HM: number of whole pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Non-uniform pieces or units:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of a cup closest in weight in grams to the RA
fraction cup (30 g)
V.10 Relish 15 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1 tablespoon
1 tbsp (15 mL)
V.11 Vegetable pastes, such as tomato paste 30 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 2 tablespoons
2 tbsp (30 mL)
V.12 Vegetable sauce or purée, such as tomato sauce or tomato purée 60 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 4 tablespoons or 1/4 cup
1/4 cup (60 mL)
4 tbsp (60 mL)

W. Food Intended Solely for Children Under Four Years of Age

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
W.1 Cereals, dry, instant, to be prepared with water, breast milk or infant formula 30 g
  • MM: RA
  • HM: number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the weight of the RA
# tbsp (30 g)
W.2 Ready-to-eat cereal and cereal bars, represented for children one year of age or older but less than four years of age 20 g Cereal:
  • MM: RA
  • HM: fraction of the cup or number of tablespoons closest in weight in grams to the weight of the RA
fraction cup (20 g)
# tbsp (20 g)
Cereal Bars:
  • HM: number of pieces or units closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
W.3 Cookies, teething biscuits, toasts, puffs and other finger foods, such as yogurt melts 7 g
  • HM: number of pieces or unit(s) closest in weight in grams to the RA
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
# piece(s) or unit(s) (# g)
Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)
W.4 Strained or junior meat, desserts, fruit, vegetables and combination dishes 110 mL
  • HM: container
  • MM: volume of the container
container (# mL)
W.5 Combination dishes represented for children one year of age or older but less than four years of age 170 g
  • HM: container
  • MM: weight of the container
container (# g)
W.6 Juices, all varieties 125 mL
  • MM: RA
  • HM: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup (125 mL)
W.7 Yogurt, represented for children one year of age or older but less than four years of age 100 g Package of multiple, individually prepackaged units, where one unit weighs either 50% to 200% of the RA, or more than 200% of the RA but can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion:
  • HM: one prepackaged unit
  • MM: the weight of the HM in grams
1 unit (# g)

X. Meal Replacements and Nutritional Supplements

Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Product Category Reference Amount (RA)Note 1 A. Criteria to Determine the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged Products B. Units for Expressing the Serving of Stated Size for Multiple-Serving Prepackaged ProductsNote 3
HM (MM)
X.1 Meal replacements or nutritional supplements, ready to consume or requiring preparation, such as drinks, shakes, soups, bars, puddings, cereal Amount required to meet the compositional requirements set out in B.24.200, or B.24.201, when prepared according to directions for use, if the food requires preparation See existing requirements in B.24.202(a) See existing requirements in B.24.202(a)

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