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Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-711
Acronym CCFA
Document Reference CX/FA
Name Codex Committee on Food Additives
Terms of Reference (a) to establish or endorse permitted maximum levels for individual food additives; (b) to prepare priority lists of food additives for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives; (c) to assign functional classes to individual food additives; (d) to recommend specifications of identity and purity for food additives for adoption by the Commission; (e) to consider methods of analysis for the determination of additives in food; and (f) to consider and elaborate standards or codes for related subjects such as the labelling of food additives when sold as such.
Status Active
Host GovernmentChina
Updated on: 01-02-2016
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