Fats, Oils and Related Products













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SECOND EDITION
(Revised 2001)

VOLUME 8

THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS

Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme
CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION Rome, 2001



Volume 8 of the Codex Alimentarius contains all the Codex Standards and the Code of Practice adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission in regard to fats and oils up to and including those texts adopted at the twenty-fourth session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission in July 2001.


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Table of Contents


PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

SECTION 1. Codex General Standard for Fats and Oils

Codex Standard for Edible Fats and Oils not Covered by Individual Standards (CODEX STAN 19-1981, Rev. 2 - 1999)

SECTION 2. Codex Standards for Fats and Oils from Vegetable Sources

Codex Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX-STAN 210 - 1999)
Codex Standard for Olive Oil, Virgin and Refined and for Refined Olive-Pomace Oil (CODEX STAN 33-1981, Rev. 1-1989)

SECTION 3. Codex Standard for Fats and Oils from Animal Sources

Codex Standard for Named Animal Fats (CODEX-STAN 211 - 1999)

SECTION 4. Codex Standards for Fats and Oils Derived from Edible Fats and Oils

Codex Standard for Margarine (CODEX STAN 32-1981)
Codex Standard for Minarine (CODEX STAN 135-1981)

SECTION 5. Codex Code of Practice for the Storage and Transport of Edible Fats and Oils in Bulk

Recommended International Code of Practice for the Storage and Transport of Edible Fats and Oils in Bulk (CAC/RCP 36 - 1987, Rev. 1-1999)