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Codex Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-714
Reference:CX/FL
Terms of Reference:(a) to draft provisions on labelling applicable to all foods;
(b) to consider, amend if necessary, and endorse draft specific provisions on labelling prepared by the Codex Committees drafting standards, codes of practice and guidelines;
(c) to study specific labelling problems assigned to it by the Commission; and,
(d) to study problems associated with the advertisement of food with particular reference to claims and misleading descriptions.
Status:Active
Host:Canada

Related Meetings

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CCFL33Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia
09/05/200513/05/2005Agenda:
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CCFL32Montreal
Canada
10/05/200414/05/2004Agenda:
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CCFL15Ottawa
Canada
10/11/198014/11/1980Agenda:
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CCFL16Ottawa
Canada
17/05/198221/05/1982Agenda:
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CCFL18Ottawa
Canada
11/03/198518/03/1985Agenda:
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CCFL19Ottawa
Canada
09/03/198713/03/1987Agenda:
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CCFL20Ottawa
Canada
03/04/198907/04/1989Agenda:
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CCFL21Ottawa
Canada
11/03/199115/03/1991Agenda:
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CCFL22Ottawa
Canada
26/04/199330/04/1993Agenda:
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CCFL23Ottawa
Canada
24/10/199428/10/1994Agenda:
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CCFL14Rome
Italy
28/11/197930/11/1979Agenda:
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CCFL4Ottawa
Canada
23/09/196828/09/1968Agenda:
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CCFL5Rome
Italy
06/04/197006/04/1970Agenda:
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CCFL6Geneva
Switzerland
28/06/197129/06/1971Agenda:
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CCFL7Ottawa
Canada
05/06/197210/06/1972Agenda:
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CCFL8Ottawa
Canada
28/05/197301/06/1973Agenda:
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CCFL9Rome
Italy
26/06/197427/06/1974Agenda:
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CCFL11Rome
Italy
25/03/197626/03/1976Agenda:
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CCFL12Ottawa
Canada
16/05/197720/05/1977Agenda:
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CCFL13Ottawa
Canada
16/07/197920/07/1979Agenda:
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CCFL3Ottawa
Canada
26/06/196730/06/1967Agenda:
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CCFL1Ottawa
Canada
21/06/196525/06/1965Agenda:
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CCFL2Ottawa
Canada
25/07/196629/07/1966Agenda:
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CCFL27Ottawa
Canada
27/04/199930/04/1999Agenda:
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CCFL29Ottawa
Canada
01/05/200104/05/2001Agenda:
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CCFL31Ottawa
Canada
28/04/200302/05/2003Agenda:
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CCFL24Ottawa
Canada
14/05/199617/05/1996Agenda:
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CCFL26Ottawa
Canada
26/05/199829/05/1998Agenda:
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CCFL28Ottawa
Canada
05/05/200009/05/2000Agenda:
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CCFL25Ottawa
Canada
15/04/199718/04/1997Agenda:
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CCFL34Ottawa
Canada
01/05/200605/05/2006Agenda:
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CCFL35Ottawa
Canada
30/04/200704/05/2007Agenda:
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CCFL37Calgary
Canada
04/05/200908/05/2009Agenda:
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CCFL38Quebec City
Canada
03/05/201007/05/2010Agenda:
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CCFL39Quebec City
Canada
09/05/201113/05/2011Agenda:
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CCFL40Ottawa
Canada
15/05/201218/05/2012Agenda:
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CCFL36Ottawa
Canada
28/04/200802/05/2008Agenda:
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CCFL30Halifax
Canada
06/05/200210/05/2002Agenda:
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CCFL41Charlottetown, PEI
Canada
14/05/201317/05/2013Agenda:
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CCFL17Ottawa
Canada
12/10/198321/10/1983Agenda:
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CCFL10Ottawa
Canada
26/05/197530/05/1975Agenda:
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CCFL43Ottawa
Canada
09/05/201613/05/2016Agenda:
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CCFL42Rome
Italy
21/10/201424/10/2014Agenda:
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CCFL44Asunción
Paraguay
16/10/201720/10/2017Agenda:
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CCFL45Ottawa
Canada
13/05/201917/05/2019Agenda:
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Related Standards

Reference Title Committee Last modified
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CODEX STAN 1-1985General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged FoodsCCFL2018
CAC/GL 2-1985Guidelines on Nutrition LabellingCCFL2017
CAC/GL 23-1997Guidelines for Use of Nutrition and Health ClaimsCCFL2013
CAC/GL 32-1999Guidelines for the Production, Processing, Labelling and Marketing of Organically Produced FoodsCCFL2013
CODEX STAN 146-1985General Standard for the Labelling of and Claims for Prepackaged Foods for Special Dietary UsesCCFL2009
CAC/GL 76-2011Compilation of Codex texts relevant to the labelling of foods derived from modern biotechnologyCCFL2011
CAC/GL 1-1979General Guidelines on ClaimsCCFL2009
CAC/GL 24-1997General Guidelines for Use of the Term "Halal"CCFL1997

Related Electronic Working Groups

Title (click for details) Committee Lang Host CO-host Reg. deadline Closing date Status Links
Development of Proposed Draft Guidance on the Labelling of non-retail containers of foods CCFL 44 English, Spanish India CRI,USA 28/02/2018 31/05/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines on Front of pack nutrition labelling (FOPL) systems CCFL 44 English, Spanish Costa Rica New Zealand 22/12/2017 Active Invitation Forum

Related Circular Letters

Code Issued Title Deadline EN FR ES AR ZH RU
CL 2010/02-FL12/09Aligning class titles for food additives in the General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods ( CODEX STAN 1-1985) with the list of functional classes in CAC/GL 36-198914/03/2010
CL 2010/15-FL04/10Distribution of the Report of the 38th session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (ALINORM 10/33/22) - Part A. MATTERS FOR ADOPTION BY THE 33rd SESSION OF THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION14/06/2010
CL 2010/19-FL05/10Request for comments and information at Step 3 on the proposed draft recommendations for the Labelling of Foods and Food Ingredients obtained through certain techniques of genetic modification/genetic engineering31/10/2010
CL 2010/20-FL07/10Definition for nutrient reference values (NRVs) 30/11/2010
CL 2010/40-FL07/10Request for Comments at Step 6 on the draft revision of the Guidelines on Nutrition Labelling (CAC/GL 2-1985) concerning the list of nutrients that are always declared on a voluntary or mandatory basis 30/01/2011
CL 2011/13-FL04/11Distribution of the Report of the 39th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (REP11/FL). Part B - Request for comments and information 30/07/2011
CL 2011/23-FL10/11Request for Comments at Step 6 on the draft definition of Nutrient Reference Values (for inclusion in the Guidelines on Nutrition Labelling (CAC/GL 2-1985)30/01/2012
CL 2012/15-FL05/12Distribution of the Report of the 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (REP12/FL)14/06/2012
CL 2012/21-FL07/12Request for Comments at Step 6 on the draft section 7.2 of the Guidelines for Use of Nutrition and Health Claims (CAC/GL 23-1997): Non-Addition of Sodium Salts 24/01/2013
CL 2012/39-FL11/12Request for proposals for future work for the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (for consideration by the 41st CCFL14/01/2013
CL 2013/15-FL05/13Distribution of the Report of the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling14/03/2014
CL 2014/30-FL11/14Distribution of the Report of the 42nd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (REP15/FL)30/09/2015
CL 2016/16-FL05/16Distribution of the Report of the 43rd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (REP16/FL)10/06/2016
CL 2016/31-FL09/16Request for information on emerging issues28/02/2017
CL 2016/34/OCS-FL10/16Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft Revision of the General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods: Date marking15/06/2017
CL 2017/71/OCS-FL07/17Request for comments on the Proposed draft guidance for the labelling of non-retail containers15/09/2017
CL 2017/86/OCS-FL12/17Request for comments at Step 8 on draft revised date marking provisions in the General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods31/05/2018
CL 2018/24-FL04/18Request for information to help inform discussion papers for CCFL4529/06/2018
CL 2018/49-FL06/18Request for information on emerging issues / future work30/11/2018
CL 2019/13-FL01/19Request for comments at Step 3 on the proposed draft Guidance for the Labelling of Non-Retail Containers31/03/2019
CL 2019/14/OCS-FL02/19Request for comments at Step 3 on the proposed draft Guidelines on Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling31/03/2019

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