Policy - Notice of Modification - Prohibiting the Use of Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) in Foods

Published by:
Health Canada
Published year:
September 2017
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details


The purpose of this notice is to inform consumers and interested stakeholders that Health Canada will be implementing a prohibition on the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods by adding PHOs to Part 1 of the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods (the List). 

The prohibition will take effect the day on which PHOs are added to Part 1 of the List. Health Canada will be amending the List 12 months from the date of publication of this notice.


WHO 2nd Global Policy Review 2016-2017

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