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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia (CCASIA)

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Acronym CCASIA
Document Reference CX/ASIA
Name FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia
Terms of Reference (a) defines the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control; (b) promotes within the Committee contacts for the mutual exchange of information on proposed regulatory initiatives and problems arising from food control and stimulates the strengthening of food control infrastructures; (c) recommends to the Commission the development of world wide standards for products of interest to the region, including products considered by the Committee to have an international market potential in the future; (d) develops regional standards for food products moving exclusively or almost exclusively in intra regional trade; (e) draws the attention of the Commission to any aspects of the Commission's work of particular significance to the region; (f) promotes coordination of all regional food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations within the region; (g) exercises a general coordinating role for the region and such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the Commission; and, (h) promotes the acceptance of Codex standards and maximum limits for residues by member countries.
Status Active
Host GovernmentIndia

Members of CCASIA

Member Member since email
Afghanistan 2005
Bangladesh 1975
Bhutan 1999
Brunei Darussalam 1997
Cambodia 1974
China 1984
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1981
India 1964
Indonesia 1971
Japan 1963
Lao People's Democratic Republic 1995
Malaysia 1971
Member Member since email
Maldives 2008
Mongolia 1992
Myanmar 1978
Nepal 1974
Pakistan 1970
Philippines 1968
Republic of Korea 1971
Singapore 1969
Sri Lanka 1972
Thailand 1963
Viet Nam 1989

Number of records: 23

Updated on: 01-02-2016
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