Canada: Canada Updates on Sulfur Dioxide Used on Fresh Grapes During Storage and Transport

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency updated its labeling requirements for fresh grapes and the use of sulfur dioxide gas on fresh grapes during storage and transport – a result of the reclassification of sulfur dioxide when used under different scenarios. Sulfur dioxide gas used during storage and transport of prepackaged fresh grapes in containers other than consumer prepackaged (i.e. shipping or master containers) is considered to be a food additive and sulphites must be declared on the list of ingredients.

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