Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-735
Reference:CX/CF
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:Netherlands

Related Meetings

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CCCF1Beijing
China
16/04/200720/04/2007Agenda:
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CCCF2The Hague
Netherlands
31/03/200804/04/2008Agenda:
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CCCF4Izmir
Turkey
26/04/201030/04/2010Agenda:
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CCCF5The Hague
Netherlands
21/03/201125/03/2011Agenda:
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CCCF6Maastricht
Netherlands
26/03/201230/03/2012Agenda:
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CCCF7Moscow
Russian Federation
08/04/201312/04/2013Agenda:
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CCCF9New Delhi
India
16/03/201520/03/2015Agenda:
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CCCF3
Netherlands
23/03/200927/03/2009Agenda:
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CCCF10Rotterdam
Netherlands
04/04/201608/04/2016Agenda:
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CCCF8The Hague
Netherlands
31/03/201404/04/2014Agenda:
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CCCF11Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
03/04/201707/04/2017Agenda:
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CCCF12TBA
12/03/201816/03/2018Agenda:
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Related Standards

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CODEX STAN 193-1995General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and FeedCCCF2016
CAC/RCP 60-2005Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Inorganic Tin Contamination in Canned FoodsCCCF2005
CAC/RCP 59-2005Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Tree NutsCCCF2010
CAC/RCP 72-2013Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in CocoaCCCF2013
CAC/RCP 45-1997Code of Practice for the Reduction of Aflatoxin B1 in Raw Materials and Supplemental Feedingstuffs for Milk-Producing AnimalsCCCF1997
CAC/RCP 55-2004Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in PeanutsCCCF2004
CAC/RCP 62-2006Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Dioxin and Dioxin-like PCB Contamination in Food and FeedCCCF2006
CAC/RCP 49-2001Code of Practice Concerning Source Directed Measures to Reduce Contamination of Foods with ChemicalsCCCF2001
CAC/RCP 51-2003Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in CerealsCCCF2017
CAC/RCP 56-2004Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Lead Contamination in FoodsCCCF2004
CAC/RCP 73-2013Code of Practice for the Reduction of Hydrocyanic Acid (HCN) in Cassava and Cassava ProductsCCCF2013
CAC/RCP 64-2008Code of Practice for the Reduction of 3-Monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) during the Production of Acid-HVPs and Products that Contain Acid- HVPsCCCF2008
CAC/RCP 68-2009Code of Practice for the Reduction of Contamination of Food with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) from Smoking and Direct Drying ProcessesCCCF2009
CAC/RCP 67-2009Code of Practice for the Reduction of Acrylamide in FoodsCCCF2009
CAC/RCP 70-2011Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ethyl Carbamate Contamination in Stone Fruit DistillatesCCCF2011
CAC/RCP 63-2007Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in WineCCCF2007
CAC/RCP 50-2003Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Patulin Contamination in Apple Juice and Apple Juice Ingredients in Other Beverages CCCF2003
CAC/RCP 65-2008Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Dried FigsCCCF2008
CAC/RCP 69-2009Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in CoffeeCCCF2009
CAC/RCP 74-2014Code of Practice for Weed Control to Prevent and Reduce Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Contamination in Food and FeedCCCF2014
CAC/RCP 77-2017Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Arsenic Contamination in RiceCCCF2017
CAC/RCP 78-2017Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxins in Spices CCCF2017

E-Working Groups list

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MLs for HCN in fermented cooked cassava-based products and occurrence of mycotoxins in these products CCCF 11 English Nigeria 15/09/2017 Active Invitation
MLs for total aflatoxins in ready-to-eat peanuts CCCF 11 English India 31/08/2017 31/12/2017 Active Invitation
MLs for mycotoxins in spices CCCF 11 English India 31/08/2017 31/12/2017 Active Invitation Forum
MLs for methylmercury in fish CCCF 11 English Netherlands CAN,NZL 31/08/2017 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Code of Practice for the prevention and reduction of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in Food and Feed (CAC/RCP 62-2006) CCCF 11 English European Union 31/08/2017 Active Invitation Forum
MLs for cadmium in chocolate and cocoa-derived products CCCF 11 English, Spanish Ecuador BRA,GHA 15/08/2017 22/12/2017 Active Invitation
MLs for lead in selected commodities in the GSCTFF (CODEX STAN 193-1995), review of existing MLs CCCF 11 English United States of America 31/07/2017 15/01/2018 Active Invitation
Development of a Code of Practice for the Reduction of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol esters (3-MCPDE) and glycidyl esters (GE) in refined oils and products made with refined oils, especially infant formula CCCF 11 English United States of America EUR,MYS 31/07/2017 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for risk analysis of chemicals inadvertently present in food at low levels CCCF 11 English New Zealand Netherlands 31/07/2017 15/01/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Future work on MLs for lead for inclusion in the GSCTFF (CODEX STAN 193-1995), identification/prioritization of commodities for development of new MLs CCCF 11 English Brazil 31/07/2017 31/12/2017 Active Invitation Forum

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