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  1. The Bees Act of Ontario
  2. Regulations under the Bees Act of Ontario
  3. Ontario Regulation 119/11 Produce, Honey and Maple Products
  4. Health Protection and Promotion Act, Regulation 562
  5. Canada Agricultural Products Act
  6. Federal Food and Drugs Act
  7. Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act

It is the responsibility of the beekeeper to be aware of the laws and regulations that are relevant to beekeeping operations. We encourage you to visit the links below to familiarize yourself with the codes, standards, regulations and guidelines for ensuring that your beekeeping operation is compliant with federal and provincial laws and regulations. You will want to begin by reading the Bees Act of Ontario.

Provincial

The Bees Act of Ontario

Regulations under the Bees Act of Ontario

Ontario Regulation 119/11 Produce, Honey and Maple Products
Health Protection and Promotion Act, Regulation 562

Federal

Canada Agricultural Products Act - Honey Regulations

Federal Food and Drugs Act - Food and Drug Regulations

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act - Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations

Bee Products - Commodity Characteristics and Legislative Authority

 


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 19 February 2010
Last Reviewed: 19 February 2010