Labelling Requirements for Dairy Products
Country of Origin – Dairy Products

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Imported dairy products, whether prepackaged for the consumer or packed in bulk, must declare the words "Product of", followed by the name of the country of origin, on any label surface except the bottom. [19 (2)(c), 20(2)(c), DPR].

In addition, cheddar cheese that is prepackaged in Canada from imported bulk is required to declare the words "Product of", followed by the name of the country of origin, on the principal display panel [19 (1)(k), 68(2)(c), DPR].

Dairy products that are packed for export, whether prepackaged for the consumer or packed in bulk, must be labelled, on any surface except for the bottom, with "Product of Canada" [19(2)(d), 20(2)(d), 68(2)(d), DPR].

For additional details, refer to Country of Origin.

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