Organic Products Sold Intra-provincially
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Organic products sold within the province of origin are not within the scope of the Organic Products Regulations. At the federal level, these are subject to the Food and Drugs Act and the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, which prohibit false or misleading claims in labelling and advertising. Producers of intra-provincially traded products bearing organic claims are expected to be able to demonstrate that the product is organic.
All organic products bearing the Canada organic logo, including those sold intra-provincially, must comply with the OPR.
Provincial organic regulations also exist in some provinces. Quebec, Manitoba and British Columbia currently have organic certification systems in place.
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