Food labelling

Food labels help you make healthy, informed choices about the food you buy and eat. Check out the Government of Canada web pages listed below to learn more about official labels on various types of food products sold in Canada.

Food labelling for consumers 
Learn how to shop for food in Canada using the information on food labels.

Nutrition labelling 
Learn how to make healthier food choices by using nutrition labelling information.

Date labelling on pre-packaged foods
Learn how to recognize and better understand different types of food label dates such as the "best-before", "prepared on" and the "expiration" date.