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Public Policy

Welcome to the Policy Issues Section

Policy issues that impact the baking industry may include government regulations, government/international guidelines, food production issues, and nutrition/nutrient information. The section provides brief information on policy topics of interest to members of the Baking Association of Canada.


  • Adventitious presence of allergens (click here)
  • Allergen labelling (click here)
  • Use of precautionary statements (TBD)

Canadian Food Inspection

  • CFIA Regulatory Modernization (click here)
  • Presentations from Bakery Showcase 2014

                    Food Program Framework (click here)

                    Regulatory Modernization (click here)

Food and Nutrition Labelling

  • Food Labelling Modernization (TBD)
  • Proposed Nutrition Labelling Changes (TBD)


Ingredients and Flavours


Nutrients of Concern

  • Gluten and Gliadin (TBD)
  • Sodium

                      Health Canada’s Guiding Benchmark Sodium Reduction Levels
for Bakery Products (click here)

                      Baking Industry Success and Challenges in Sodium Reduction (click here)

Nutrition and Wellness