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Legibility Requirements for Food Labels

(Last updated December 2013)

Legibility Requirements for Food Labels (pdf 308 kb) | (word 639 kb)

The purpose of this User Guide is to provide an overview for food businesses and other users of the Code, on the requirements of Standard 1.2.9 – Legibility Requirements. It also seeks to assist food businesses to make the information that must be included on a food label as easy to read as possible.

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