UNDERSTANDING
THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS

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CONTENTS

PREFACE

THE CODEX ACHIEVEMENT

ORIGINS OF THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS

WHAT IS THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS?

THE CODEX SYSTEM: THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION AND HOW IT WORKS

CODEX AND SCIENCE

CODEX AND CONSUMERS

CODEX AND THE INTERNATIONAL FOOD TRADE

MORE THAN CODEX: FAO, WHO AND WIDER PARTNERSHIPS

CODEX AND THE FUTURE

ABBREVIATIONS

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