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Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-735
Acronym CCCF
Document Reference CX/CF
Name Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods
Terms of Reference (a) to establish or endorse permitted maximum levels or guidelines levels for contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; (b) to prepare priority lists of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives; (c) to consider methods of analysis and sampling for the determination of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; (d) to consider and elaborate standards or codes of practice for related subjects; and (e) to consider other matters assigned to it by the Commission in relation to contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed.
Status Active
Host GovernmentNetherlands
Updated on: 01-02-2016
CCFICS - building greater understanding and achieving consensus
5 Feb 2016 - 
Q&A interview with Greg Read, Chair of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export  [...]
Understanding Codex on Video - Observers
2 Feb 2016 - 
The following video is the second part of a short series that explains Codex Alimentarius  [...]
Kuwait - WTO Workshop on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
29 Jan 2016 - 
A Regional Workshop on the WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  [...]
Understanding Codex on Video
19 Jan 2016 - 
The following video is part of a short series that explains Codex Alimentarius to a  [...]
New work for Spices Committee
8 Jan 2016 - 
The Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) is hosted by India and first  [...]