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Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-720
Reference:CX/NFSDU
Terms of Reference:(a) to study specific nutritional problems assigned to it by the Commission and advise the Commission on general nutrition issues;
(b) to draft general provisions, as appropriate, concerning the nutritional aspects of all foods;
(c) to develop standards, guidelines or related texts for foods for special dietary uses, in cooperation with other committees where necessary; and,
(d) to consider, amend if necessary, and endorse provisions on nutritional aspects proposed for inclusion Codex standards, guidelines and related texts.
Status:Active
Host:Germany

Related Meetings

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CCNFSDU27Bonn
Germany
21/11/200525/11/2005Agenda:
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CCNFSDU24Berlin
Germany
04/11/200208/11/2002Agenda:
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CCNFSDU25Bonn
Germany
03/11/200307/11/2003Agenda:
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CCNFSDU21Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
21/09/199825/09/1998Agenda:
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CCNFSDU13Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
20/09/198224/09/1982Agenda:
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CCNFSDU14Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
24/01/198501/02/1985Agenda:
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CCNFSDU15Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
12/01/198716/01/1987Agenda:
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CCNFSDU16Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
29/09/198807/10/1988Agenda:
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CCNFSDU17Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
18/02/199122/02/1991Agenda:
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CCNFSDU18Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
28/09/199202/10/1992Agenda:
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CCNFSDU19Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
27/03/199531/03/1995Agenda:
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CCNFSDU5Bonn
Germany
30/11/197004/12/1970Agenda:
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CCNFSDU6Bonn
Germany
06/12/197110/12/1971Agenda:
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CCNFSDU7Cologne
Germany
10/10/197214/10/1972Agenda:
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CCNFSDU9Bonn
Germany
22/09/197526/09/1975Agenda:
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CCNFSDU10Bonn
Germany
28/02/197704/03/1977Agenda:
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CCNFSDU11Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
23/10/197827/10/1978Agenda:
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CCNFSDU4Cologne
Germany
03/11/196907/11/1969Agenda:
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CCNFSDU2Freiburgh in Breisgau
Germany
06/11/196710/11/1967Agenda:
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CCNFSDU3Cologne
Germany
14/10/196818/10/1968Agenda:
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CCNFSDU20Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
07/10/199611/10/1996Agenda:
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CCNFSDU22Berlin
Germany
19/06/200023/06/2000Agenda:
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CCNFSDU12Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
29/09/198003/10/1980Agenda:
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CCNFSDU8Bonn Bad Godesberg
Germany
09/09/197414/09/1974Agenda:
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CCNFSDU28Chiang-Mai
Thailand
30/10/200603/11/2006Agenda:
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CCNFSDU29Bad Neuenahr
Germany
12/11/200716/11/2007Agenda:
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CCNFSDU31Duesseldorf
Germany
02/11/200906/11/2009Agenda:
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CCNFSDU32Santiago
Chile
01/11/201005/11/2010Agenda:
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CCNFSDU33Bad Soden am Taunus
Germany
14/11/201118/11/2011Agenda:
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CCNFSDU34Bad Soden am Taunus
Germany
03/12/201207/12/2012Agenda:
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CCNFSDU35Bad Soden am Taunus
Germany
04/11/201308/11/2013Agenda:
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CCNFSDU30Cape Town
South Africa
03/11/200807/11/2008Agenda:
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CCNFSDU26Bonn
Germany
01/11/200405/11/2004Agenda:
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CCNFSDU38Hamburg
Germany
05/12/201609/12/2016Agenda:
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CCNFSDU23Berlin
Germany
26/11/200130/11/2001Agenda:
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CCNFSDU1Freiburgh in Breisgau
Germany
02/05/196605/05/1966Agenda:
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CCNFSDU36Bali
Indonesia
24/11/201428/11/2014Agenda:
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CCNFSDU37Bad Soden am Taunus
Germany
23/11/201527/11/2015Agenda:
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CCNFSDU39Berlin
Germany
04/12/201708/12/2017Agenda:
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CCNFSDU40Berlin
Germany
26/11/201830/11/2018Agenda:
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Related Standards

Reference Title Committee Last modified
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CODEX STAN 53-1981Standard for Special Dietary Foods with Low-Sodium Content (Including Salt Substitutes)CCNFSDU1983
CODEX STAN 73-1981Standard for Canned Baby FoodsCCNFSDU2017
CODEX STAN 74-1981Standard for Processed Cereal-Based Foods for Infants and Young ChildrenCCNFSDU2017
CODEX STAN 118-1979Standard for Foods for Special Dietary Use for Persons Intolerant to GlutenCCNFSDU2015
CODEX STAN 156-1987Standard for Follow-up formulaCCNFSDU2017
CODEX STAN 180-1991Standard for Labelling of and Claims for Foods for Special Medical PurposesCCNFSDU1991
CODEX STAN 181-1991Standard for Formula Foods for Use in Weight Control DietsCCNFSDU1991
CODEX STAN 203-1995Standard for Formula Foods for Use in Very Low Energy Diets for Weight ReductionCCNFSDU1995
CAC/GL 8-1991Guidelines on Formulated Complementary Foods for Older Infants and Young ChildrenCCNFSDU2017
CAC/GL 9-1987General Principles for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to FoodsCCNFSDU2015
CAC/MISC 2-1976Statement on Infant FeedingCCNFSDU1976
CAC/GL 55-2005Guidelines for Vitamin and Mineral Food SupplementsCCNFSDU2005
CODEX STAN 72-1981Standard for Infant Formula and Formulas for Special Medical Purposes Intended for InfantsCCNFSDU2016
CAC/GL 10-1979Advisory Lists of Nutrient Compounds for Use in Foods for Special Dietary Uses intented for Infants and Young ChildrenCCNFSDU2015

E-Working Groups list

Title (click for details) Committee Lang Host CO-host Reg. deadline Closing date Status Links
NRV-R for older infants and young children CCNFSDU 39 English, Spanish Ireland MEX,USA 23/02/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft NRV-NCD for EPA and DHA Long Chain OMEGA-3 Fatty Acids CCNFSDU 39 English Russian Federation Chile 20/02/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Review of the Follow-up Formula Standard CCNFSDU 39 English New Zealand FRA,IDN 02/02/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guidelines for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) CCNFSDU 39 English, French South Africa SEN,UGA 31/01/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Definition for Biofortification CCNFSDU 39 English Zimbabwe South Africa 29/01/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft guideline for ready-to-use therapeutic foods CCNFSDU 38 English, French South Africa SEN,UGA 01/02/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft definition for biofortification CCNFSDU 38 English Zimbabwe South Africa 31/01/2017 Active Invitation Forum
Review of the standard for follow-up formula CCNFSDU 38 English New Zealand FRA,IDN 20/01/2017 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft NRV-NCD for EPA and DHA long chain omega-3 fatty acids CCNFSDU 38 English Russian Federation Chile 21/01/2016 Closed Invitation Forum

Related circular letters

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CL 2010/28-NFSDU07/10Request for comments on the Proposed Draft General Principles for Establishing Nutrient Reference Values of Vitamins and Minerals for the General Population: Annex to the Codex Guidelines on Nutrition Labelling at Step 6 (ALINORM 10/33/26; Appendix III)16/09/2010
CL 2010/53-NFSDU10/10Distribution of the Report of the 32nd Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Use (REP11/NFSDU) - PART B. REQUEST FOR COMMENTS AND INFORMATION14/03/2011
CL 2011/24-NFSDU11/11Distribution of the report of the 33rd Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (REP12/NFSDU)31/01/2012
CL 2012/19-NFSDU08/12Request for Comments at Step 6 on a) Draft Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) and b) Draft Revision of the Guidelines on Formulated Supplementary Foods for Older Infants and Young Children (CAC/GL 8-1991)30/10/2012
CL 2014/27-NFSDU06/14Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft Revision of the General Principles for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to Foods (CAC/GL 9-1987)23/09/2014
CL 2015/33-NFSDU01/16Distribution of the Report of the 37th Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (REP16/NFSDU)31/05/2016
CL 2016/19/OCS-NFSDU07/16Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft NRV-R for Vitamin E29/09/2016
CL 2017/11/OCS-NFSDU01/17Request for Comments on the amendment to the Procedural Manual: the Nutritional Risk Analysis Principles and Guidelines for Application to the work of the CCNFSDU (Section 6 – Selection of risk assessor by CCNFSDU)15/06/2017
CL 2017/10/OCS-NFSDU01/17Request for Comments at Step 5/8 and 8 on the NRV-R for vitamins D and E and the conversion factors for vitamin E equivalents15/06/2017
CL 2017/02/OCS-NFSDU03/17Request for Comments on the proposed amendments to CODEX STAN 73-1981; CODEX STAN 74-1981; CODEX STAN 156-1987; and CAC/GL 8-1991: flavourings15/06/2017
CL 2017/76/OCS-NFSDU09/17Request for Comments at Step 3 on the Proposed Draft Definition for Biofortification31/10/2017
CL 2017/78/OCS-NFSDU09/17Request for Comments at Step 3 on the Proposed Draft Guidelines for Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Foods31/10/2017
CL 2017/75-NFSDU09/17Request for Comments at step 3 on the Review of the Standard for Follow-Up Formula (CODEX STAN 156-1987)08/11/2017
CL 2017/89/OCS-NFSDU12/17Request for comments at Step 3 on the claim for “free” from trans fatty acids01/09/2018
CL 2017/88/OCS-NFSDU12/17Request for Comments at Step 5 on the review of the Standard for Follow-up Formula (CXS 156-1987): proposed draft essential composition requirements31/05/2018