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Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-718
Reference:CX/PR
Terms of Reference:(a) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in specific food items or in groups of food;
(b) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in certain animal feeding stuffs moving in international trade where this is justified for reasons of protection of human health;
(c) to prepare priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR);
(d) to consider methods of sampling and analysis for the determination of pesticide residues in food and feed;
(e) to consider other matters in relation to the safety of food and feed containing pesticide residues; and,
(f) to establish maximum limits for environmental and industrial contaminants showing chemical or other similarity to pesticides, in specific food items or groups of food.
Status:Active
Host:China

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CL 2011/09-PR03/11Distribution of the Report of the 43rd Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP11/PR). Part C - Request for comments and information 30/08/2011
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