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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (CCLAC)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-725
Reference:CX/LAC
Terms of Reference:(a) defines the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control;
(b) promotes within the Committee contacts for the mutual exchange of information on proposed regulatory initiatives and problems arising from food control and stimulates the strengthening of food control infrastructures;
(c) recommends to the Commission the development of world wide standards for products of interest to the region, including products considered by the Committee to have an international market potential in the future;
(d) develops regional standards for food products moving exclusively or almost exclusively in intra regional trade;
(e) draws the attention of the Commission to any aspects of the Commission's work of particular significance to the region;
(f) promotes coordination of all regional food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations within the region;
(g) exercises a general coordinating role for the region and such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the Commission; and,
(h) promotes the acceptance of Codex standards and maximum limits for residues by member countries.
Status:Active
Host:Chile

Related Meetings

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CCLAC8Brasília
Brazil
16/03/199320/03/1993Agenda:
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CCLAC9Brasília
Brazil
03/04/199507/04/1995Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC11Montevideo
Uruguay
08/12/199811/12/1998Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC6San José
Costa Rica
20/02/198924/02/1989Agenda:
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CCLAC1Rome
Italy
25/03/197626/03/1976Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC3Havana
Cuba
27/03/198402/04/1984Agenda:
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CCLAC4Havana
Cuba
17/04/198522/04/1985Agenda:
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CCLAC5Havana
Cuba
11/02/198716/02/1987Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC13Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
09/12/200213/12/2002Agenda:
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CCLAC12Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
13/02/200116/02/2001Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC15Mar del Plata
Argentina
13/11/200617/11/2006Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC16Acapulco
Mexico
10/11/200814/11/2008Agenda:
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CCLAC17Acapulco
Mexico
08/11/201012/11/2010Agenda:
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CCLAC14Buenos Aires
Argentina
29/11/200403/12/2004Agenda:
Report:
CCLAC7San José
Costa Rica
01/07/199110/07/1991Agenda:
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CCLAC10Montevideo
Uruguay
25/02/199728/02/1997Agenda:
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CCLAC2Montevideo
Uruguay
09/12/198015/12/1980Agenda:
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CCLAC20Viña del Mar
Chile
21/11/201625/11/2016Agenda:
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CCLAC18San José
Costa Rica
19/11/201223/11/2012Agenda:
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CCLAC19San José
Costa Rica
10/11/201414/11/2014Agenda:
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CCLAC21Santiago
Chile
21/10/201925/10/2019Agenda:
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Related Standards

Reference Title Committee Last modified
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CXC 43R-1995Regional Code of Hygienic Practice for the Preparation and Sale of Street Foods (Latin America and the Caribbean)CCLAC2001
CXS 304R-2011Regional Standard for Culantro Coyote (LAC)CCLAC2011
CXS 305R-2011Regional Standard for LucumaCCLAC2011
CXS 324R-2017Regional Standard for YaconCCLAC2017

Related Electronic Working Groups

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Related Circular Letters

Code Issued Title Deadline EN FR ES AR ZH RU
CL 2010/18-LAC05/10Request for comments and information on: Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2008-2013; national food control systems14/09/2010
CL 2010/34-LAC07/10Request for comments on matters referred from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and the Executive Committee 29/09/2010
CL 2010/46-LAC08/10Request for comments on matters referred from the 64th session of the Executive Committee and the 33rd Session of the Commission on:(1) Preparation of the revised Strategic Plan for 2013-2018; (2) Strategic approaches to be followed for the future work of the Codex Trust Fund (CTF)14/10/2010
CL 2010/54-LAC10/10DISTRIBUTION OF THE REPORT OF THE 17TH SESSION OF THE FAO/WHO COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (REP 11/LAC) - PART B: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION14/06/2011
CL 2012/20-LAC06/12Request for comments and updated information on: national food control systems29/09/2012
CL 2014/23-LAC05/14Request for comments and information on (i) national food control systems; (ii) Codex at national level; and (iii) Codex standards national priorities and interest (19th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean29/09/2014
CL 2016/50/OCS-LAC12/16Request for Comments at Step 5/8 on the Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Yacon15/06/2017

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