moved for leave to introduce Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (durable life date).
Mr. Speaker, Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (durable life date) would prohibit the sale of prepackaged or canned food that does not indicate a durable life date.
Thus, its objective is to provide consumers with the most information possible on a food product so that they may make informed and safe choices.
In a context where the Canadian Food Inspection Agency itself admits that unsafe food can find its way onto the market, it is crucial to base all federal regulations concerning food product labelling on comprehensive information that allows consumers to make healthy and safe food choices.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)