Codex Standards

All Codex texts are publicly available from this website:

All standards, guidelines, codes of practice and advisory texts that compose the Alimentarius are available from the List of standards.
The numerical Codex standards for food additives, veterinary drugs maximum residue levels and pesticide maximum residue levels, can also be accessed via databases that facilitate their use.
Thematic compilations of Codex texts can be downloaded or ordered here.

Updated on: 05-12-2016
CAC40 Chairperson’s Side Event
22 Jul 2017 - 
Ms Awilo Ochieng Pernet, Chairperson of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, opened the last side event  [...]
The science that leads to Codex food safety standards
21 Jul 2017 - 
Two officers illustrated for the Codex Alimentarius Commission, during its 40th session, the way FAO  [...]
Should Codex set standards for alcoholic beverages?
21 Jul 2017 - 
The World Health Organization (WHO) led a side event at the 40th Session of the  [...]
Codex elects 3 new vice chairs
20 Jul 2017 - 
The Codex Alimentsarius Commission has elected three vice Chairpersons, Dr Mariam Eid (Lebanon), Dr Purwiyatno  [...]
International organizations outline efforts to advance the global goal on partnership
20 Jul 2017 - 
International organizations that are part of the Codex Alimentarius Commission discussed ways that they, as  [...]