FOOD LABELS IN CANADA

It may take a little extra time to read a label, but aren't you and your family worth it. The link above brings you to Canada's government website where you can find a plethora of information on labels including the following:

 

What is a certified organic product IN CANADA

 

A product can be certified organic if it has been certified by a CFIA accredited certification body to meet the Canadian Organic Standards. Any product label that displays the Canada organic logo or claims the product has 70 per cent or more organic ingredients must include the name of the certification body that certified it. If it does not, IT MAY NOT BE WHAT IT SAYS IT IS. Yes as sad as it sounds, some companies may falsely use the label on products. The name of the certification body on a product is how you know you can indeed feel safer about consuming it.

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