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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