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Région du Comité FAO/OMS de coordination pour le Proche-Orient (CCNE) - Coordonnateur régional: Iran

La première session du Comité de coordination pour le Proche-Orient s'est tenue en 2001. L'Égypte, la Jordanie, la Tunisie et le Liban ont tour à tour exercé les fonctions de coordonnateur régional. Le Comité compte 17 membres.

Le Comité offre à ses membres la possibilité de collaborer à l'élaboration de normes régionales et internationales et d'échanger leurs vues sur des questions liées au Codex.

Il œuvre aussi au renforcement des capacités des membres concernant l'évaluation des risques et au renforcement des capacités des services centraux de liaison avec le Codex et des comités nationaux du Codex, en vue de cerner des préoccupations liées à la sécurité sanitaire des aliments et au commerce, et d'établir des priorités.

Nouvelles de la région

It’s time for fixed definitions for food fraud and food integrity

We need a food supply system that produces safe food, produces nutritious food, and also produces authentic food, which is free of fraudulent activity. Dr Chris Elliot Food fraud is the intentional adulteration of food for financial gain. This can include deliberate substitution, dilution, counterfeiting, or misrepresentation of food, ingredients or packaging; or even false or misleading statements made about a product. All these examples of fraud can have a negative impact on the quality and safety aspects of foods. They can [...]
20 June 2017

Regional Meeting for Near East begins in Rome

The regional meetings provide an incredibly important opportunity for dynamic discussion on major and emerging food safety and quality issues facing the region. There are six Codex regions each represented by a joint FAO/WHO Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC).They meet every two years. Each committee is responsible for defining the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control. By working collectively at the regional level countries are able to highlight regulatory issues and problems arising from food control [...]
15 May 2017

Codex filming in Lebanon

A camera crew from Flooded Cellar are currently in Lebanon making a video for Codex that looks at the relevance and importance of Codex standards, guidelines and codes of practices to the Near East region. The video will include interviews with government representatives, technicians from the national food safety committee, representatives from research and the Ministry of Agriculture, as well as those involved in food production, right along the food chain to restaurants and consumers. The video will examine Good Hygienic [...]
02 November 2015

Near East Committee guiding strategy and regional standards

The Eighth session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for the Near East (CCNEA) took place in FAO HQ Rome from 1-5 June. Regional coordinating committees are responsible for defining the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control and are also tasked with developing regional standards for food products that move exclusively or almost exclusively in intra-regional trade. Chairperson Mrs Léna Dargham described the meeting as “an important forum to discuss regional concerns and challenges about [...]
12 May 2015