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Standard for Quinoa CCCPL EN,ES BOL USA 15/01/2016 22/10/2016 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft regional Standard for kava as a beverage when mixed with cold water CCNASWP14 EN VUT 30/09/2017 31/05/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft regional standard for fermented noni juice CCNASWP14 EN TON 18/12/2016 19/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Discussion paper on the feasibility of establishing MRLs for groups of fish species for veterinary drugs being considered by JECFA / CCRVDF CCRVDF23 EN NOR JPN 01/01/2017 01/09/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Identify priority veterinary drugs and identify information gaps for a successful and comprehensive assessment by JECFA CCRVDF23 EN,ES USA CRI 16/12/2016 05/12/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Discussion paper to propose a possible definition of edible offal tissue and specify edible offal tissues of interest in international trade CCRVDF23 EN KEN 15/01/2017 30/09/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the General Principles of Food Hygiene CCFH48 EN,FR,ES GBR FRA,GHA,IND,MEX,USA 27/01/2017 30/06/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidance for histamine control in the Codex of Practice for Fish and Fishery Products (CAC/RCP 52-2003) and sampling plans for histamines in standards for fish and fishery products CCFH48 EN JPN USA 15/01/2017 30/06/2017 Closed Invitation
Review of the standard for follow-up formula CCNFSDU38 EN NZL FRA,IDN 20/01/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft definition for biofortification CCNFSDU38 EN ZWE ZAF 31/01/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft NRV-NCD for EPA and DHA long chain omega-3 fatty acids CCNFSDU38 EN RUS CHL 21/01/2016 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft guideline for ready-to-use therapeutic foods CCNFSDU38 EN,FR ZAF SEN,UGA 01/02/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft regional standard for dried meat CCAFRICA22 EN,FR BWA,CIV,MAR 30/07/2017 15/04/2018 Active Invitation
Proposed draft regional standard for fermented cooked cassava based products CCAFRICA22 EN,FR CMR BEN,COD,NGA
Proposed draft regional standard for gnetum spp leaves CCAFRICA22 EN,FR CMR NGA
Revised proposed draft standard for Oregano CCSCH3 EN MEX,TUR 20/05/2017 30/04/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried roots, rhizomes, and bulbs” (quality requirements for dried or dehydrated ginger) CCSCH3 EN NGA 08/09/2017 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried roots, rhizomes, and bulbs” (quality requirements for dried garlic) CCSCH3 EN IND MLI 31/07/2017 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried fruits and berries” (quality requirements for dried chili peppers and paprika) CCSCH3 EN IND ARG 30/06/2017 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried leaves” (quality requirements for basil) CCSCH3 EN EGY SDN 25/06/2017 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried floral parts” (quality requirements for saffron) CCSCH3 EN IRN IND 31/07/2017 30/04/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried seeds” (nutmeg) CCSCH3 EN IDN 15/07/2017 30/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Alignment of food additives provisions in standards for fats and oils (except fish oils) and technological justification for use of emulsifiers in FC 02.1.2 of the GSFA CCFO25 EN EUR 15/09/2017 01/04/2018 Closed Invitation
Discussion paper on the applicability of the fatty acid composition of other oils listed in Table 1 in relation to their corresponding crude form in the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999) CCFO25 EN USA 28/07/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Essential composition of sunflowerseed oils CCFO25 EN ARG BRA,EUR 14/08/2017 02/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Standard for Olive Oils and Pomace Olive Oils (CODEX STAN 33-1981) CCFO25 EN ESP ARG,CAN 15/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards and relevant provisions of the GSFA CCFA49 EN AUS USA 21/07/2017 Closed Invitation
Revision of the Class Names and the International Numbering System for Food Additives CCFA49 EN IRN BEL 30/06/2017 30/10/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Discussion paper on the use of nitrates (INS 251, 252) and nitrites (INS 249, 250) CCFA49 EN EUR NLD 30/06/2017 30/10/2017 Closed
MLs for total aflatoxins in ready-to-eat peanuts CCCF11 EN IND 31/08/2017 31/12/2017 Closed Invitation
MLs for lead in selected commodities in the GSCTFF (CODEX STAN 193-1995), review of existing MLs CCCF11 EN USA 31/07/2017 15/01/2018 Closed Invitation
MLs for cadmium in chocolate and cocoa-derived products CCCF11 EN,ES ECU BRA,GHA 15/08/2017 22/12/2017 Closed Invitation
MLs for mycotoxins in spices CCCF11 EN IND 31/08/2017 31/12/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
MLs for methylmercury in fish CCCF11 EN NLD CAN,NZL 31/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Code of Practice for the prevention and reduction of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in Food and Feed (CAC/RCP 62-2006) CCCF11 EN EUR 31/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Development of a Code of Practice for the Reduction of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol esters (3-MCPDE) and glycidyl esters (GE) in refined oils and products made with refined oils, especially infant formula CCCF11 EN USA EUR,MYS 31/07/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidelines for risk analysis of chemicals inadvertently present in food at low levels CCCF11 EN NZL NLD 31/07/2017 15/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
MLs for HCN in fermented cooked cassava-based products and occurrence of mycotoxins in these products CCCF11 EN NGA 15/09/2017 Closed Invitation
Future work on MLs for lead for inclusion in the GSCTFF (CODEX STAN 193-1995), identification/prioritization of commodities for development of new MLs CCCF11 EN BRA 31/07/2017 31/12/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Aflatoxins and sterigmatocystin in cereals CCCF11 EN BRA 31/07/2017 31/12/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Development of a Code of practice for the prevention and reduction of cadmium contamination in cocoa CCCF11 EN PER 31/07/2017 31/12/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR49 EN USA NLD 31/08/2017 30/11/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Review of the IESTI equations CCPR49 EN NLD AUS,UGA 15/08/2017 31/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Priority lists of Pesticides for evaluation by JMPR and unsupported compounds CCPR49 EN AUS DEU 15/09/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Biological methods criteria CCMAS38 EN,ES CHL MEX 30/07/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of CODEX STAN 234 / review and update of CODEX STAN 234 CCMAS38 EN BRA URY 01/08/2017 31/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Guidelines on measurement uncertainty CCMAS38 EN DEU 30/09/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Guidelines on Sampling CCMAS38 EN NZL 31/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidance on the use of systems equivalence (new work) CCFICS23 EN,ES NZL CHL,USA 21/08/2017 30/04/2018 Closed Invitation
Guidance on regulatory approaches to third party assurance schemes in food safety and fair practices in the food trade (new work) CCFICS23 EN GBR CAN,MEX 18/09/2017 30/04/2018 Closed Invitation
Guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates (new work) CCFICS23 EN NLD AUS 01/08/2017 31/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Inclusion of walnut oil, almond oil, hazelnut oil, pistachio oil, flaxseed oil and avocado oil - (Step 3) CCFO25 EN IRN IND 21/07/2017 31/08/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Food additive provisions of the GSFA CCFA49 EN USA 10/07/2017 06/10/2017 Closed Invitation
Guidelines on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance TFAMR4 EN,ES NLD CHL,CHN,NZL 08/08/2017 31/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Code of Practice to Minimize and Contain Antimicrobial Resistance (CAC/RCP 61-2005) TFAMR4 EN,ES USA CHN,KEN,GBR 08/08/2017 31/08/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Group standard for “dried floral parts” (quality requirements for cloves) CCSCH3 EN NGA LKA 08/09/2017 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on Food Integrity and Food Authenticity CCFICS23 EN IRN CAN,EUR 31/08/2017 30/04/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidelines on Front of pack nutrition labelling (FOPL) systems CCFL44 EN,ES CRI NZL 22/12/2017 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Standard for Yam CCFFV20 EN,ES CRI GHA 20/12/2017 10/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG Guidelines on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance TFAMR5 EN,ES NLD CHL,CHN,NZL 15/01/2018 13/07/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft revision of the Code of Practice to Minimize and Contain Antimicrobial Resistance (CXC 61-2005) TFAMR5 EN,ES USA CHL,CHN,KEN,GBR 15/01/2018 24/07/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG Proposed Draft Standard for Fresh Dates CCFFV20 EN IND SAU 22/01/2018 31/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on Histamine Guidance CCFH49 FR JPN USA 31/01/2018 31/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Definition for Biofortification CCNFSDU39 EN ZWE ZAF 29/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guidelines for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) CCNFSDU39 EN,FR ZAF SEN,UGA 31/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on the development of a Code of Practrice for Allergen Management for Food Business Operators CCFH49 EN AUS GBR,USA 31/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Stanadard for Onion and Shallots CCFFV20 EN IRN IND,IDN 15/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on Draft standard for garlic (step 6); inclusion / exclusion of smoked garlic,provisions concerning sizing and commercial types. CCFFV20 EN,ES MEX 15/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on Proposed Draft Standard for Berry Fruits CCFFV20 EN,ES MEX ARG 15/02/2018 01/06/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Draft Standard for Kiwifruit: Decay Tolerances CCFFV20 EN,ES NZL IRN,MEX 15/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Guideline for the Management of (Micro)biological Foodborne Crisis/Outbreaks CCFH49 EN,ES DNK CHL,EUR 23/02/2018 31/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on Proposed Draft Standard for Ware Potatoes CCFFV20 EN IND CMR,PER 24/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Review of the Follow-up Formula Standard CCNFSDU39 EN NZL FRA,IDN 02/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Development of Proposed Draft Guidance on the Labelling of non-retail containers of foods CCFL44 EN,ES IND CRI,USA 28/02/2018 31/05/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
NRV-R for older infants and young children CCNFSDU39 EN,ES IRL MEX,USA 23/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Proposed draft NRV-NCD for EPA and DHA Long Chain OMEGA-3 Fatty Acids CCNFSDU39 EN RUS CHL 20/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the General Principles of Food Hygiene CCFH49 EN,FR,ES GBR FRA,GHA,IND,MEX,USA 28/02/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Electronic Working Group on Regional Standard for Fermented Cooked Cassava Based Products CCAFRICA22 EN,FR CMR BEN,COD,NGA 31/07/2018 01/05/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Electronic Working Group (EWG) on the International Numbering System for Food Additives (INS) (CXG 36- 1989) CCFA50 EN IRN BEL 31/07/2018 25/09/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
ELECTRONIC WORKING GROUP ON REGIONAL STANDARD FOR LEAVES OF GNETUM spp (AFRICA) CCAFRICA22 EN,FR CMR NGA 31/07/2018 28/05/2018 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on the Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards and relevant provisions of the GSFA CCFA50 EN AUS JPN,USA 22/06/2018 29/10/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of CXS 234 / review and update of CXS 234 - 2018 CCMAS39 EN BRA URY 31/07/2018 31/12/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
electronic Working Group (EWG) on the General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) CCFA50 EN USA 22/06/2018 20/07/2018 Active Invitation
EWG on Revision of the Guidelines on Measurement Uncertainty (CXG 54-2004) CCMAS39 EN DEU 31/07/2018 31/12/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Electronic Working Group (EWG) on note 161 relating to the use of sweeteners CCFA50 EN EUR USA 31/07/2018 01/09/2018 Closed Invitation
Risk Analysis of Contaminants in Food with no Regulatory Level or Risk Management Framework Established CCCF12 EN NZL NLD 30/06/2018 31/12/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Discussion Paper on Guidance for MethodsEndorsement CCMAS39 EN USA 30/07/2018 15/10/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Review and Update of Listing of Diary Methods of Analysis CCMAS39 EN USA NZL 30/07/2018 30/10/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidelines for compounds of low public health concerns that could be exempted from the establishment of CXLs CCPR50 EN,ES CHL IND,USA 31/07/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Establishment of CCPR schedules and priority lists for the evaluation of pesticides by JMPR CCPR50 EN AUS CAN,CHN,KEN 15/08/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Management of unsupported compounds in the CCPR schedules and priority lists CCPR50 EN KEN 15/08/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Database on National Registration of Pesticides CCPR50 EN DEU AUS 15/09/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG in the Revision of the Guidelines on the use of mass spectrometry for the identification, confimration and quantitative determination of residues (CXG 56-2005) CCPR50 EN IRN CRI 31/07/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Extrapolation of maximum residue limits for veterinary drugs to one or more species (including a pilot on extrapolation of MRLs to some species) CCRVDF24 EN EUR CRI 30/09/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Guidelines on Sampling 2018 CCMAS39 EN NZL 10/08/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Defiition of animal tissues to facilitate the estabishment of maximum residues limits (MRLs) for compounds with dual uses (i.e. pesticides and veterinary drugs) CCRVDF24 EN KEN NZL 31/08/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR50 EN USA NLD Closed Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed. Definition of animal tissues to establishment of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for compounds with dual uses (i.e. pesticides and veterinary drugs) CCPR50 EN USA NZL 31/08/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Standard for Quinoa (2018) CCCPL EN,ES CRI CHL,USA 15/09/2018 30/12/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Review of the IESTI equations (2018) CCPR50 EN NLD BRA,UGA 15/09/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Identification and prioritization of commodities for the establishment of new maximum levels for lead for inclusion in the General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed (CXS 193-1995) CCCF12 EN BRA 30/09/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Aflatoxins in cereals and cereal-based foods CCCF12 EN BRA IND 31/08/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Code of practice for the reduction of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol exters (3MCPDEs) and glycidyl esters (GEs) in refined oils and food products made with refined oils CCCF12 EN USA EUR,MYS 31/08/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Lead Contamination in Food (CXC 56-2004) CCCF12 EN USA GBR 31/08/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Review and revision of the maximum levels for lead in commodities in the General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed (CXS193-1995) CCCF12 EN USA 30/09/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
EWG on nitrates and nitrites (2018) CCFA50 EN EUR NLD 20/08/2018 20/11/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Maximul levels for cadmium in chocolates and chocolate products CCCF12 EN,ES ECU BRA,GHA 30/08/2018 01/02/2019 Closed Invitation
Conversion of Regional Standards for Chili Sauce to Worldwide Standard CCPFV29 EN IND 02/09/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of existing Codex Standard for Mango Chutney CCPFV EN IND 05/09/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Code of Practice for the reduction of cadmium contamination in cocoa (2018) CCCF12 EN,ES PER ECU,GHA 30/09/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Future work on maximum level for methylmercury in other fish species CCCF12 EN NZL CAN 30/09/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Guidance on data analysis for the development of maximum levels for contaminants CCCF12 EN EUR JPN,NLD,USA 15/09/2018 15/02/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Conversion of Regional Standard for Gochujang to Worldwide Standard CCPFV EN KOR 09/08/2018 30/04/2019 Closed Invitation Forum
Elaboration of General Standard for dried fruits (dried Persimmonsm Raisins, Dates and Dried Aprcots). CCPFV EN THA KOR 31/08/2018 Closed Invitation
Elaboration of General Standard for Canned Fruit Salad (Canned fruit cocktail and Canned Tropical Fruit Salad) CCPFV EN THA 03/09/2018 Closed Invitation
Establishment of a workplan for the development of Codex standards for processed fruits and vegetables CCPFV29 EN,FR,ES USA 15/03/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Oportunities and challenges related to the participation of JMPR in an international joint review of a new compound CCPR50 EN CAN CRI,KEN 30/06/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Development of a framework on technological justification for substances intended for inclusion in the priority list of substances for JECFA evaluation CCNFSDU39 EN EUR RUS 20/02/2018 Closed Invitation
Matters referred on Food Additives CCPFV EN USA 17/09/2018 22/10/2018 Closed Forum
EWG on the Review of the Follow-up Formula Standard CCNFSDU40 EN NZL FRA,IDN 01/02/2019 26/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guideline for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods CCNFSDU40 EN,FR ZAF SEN,UGA 31/01/2019 26/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
NRV-R for older infants and young children CCNFSDU40 EN,ES IRL CRI,USA 25/01/2019 26/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on Revision of the General Principles of Food Hygiene CCFH50 EN,FR,ES GBR FRA,GHA,IND,MEX,USA 31/01/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on Guidelines on recognition and maintenance of equivalence of National Food Control Systems (NFCS) CCFICS24 EN NZL CHL,USA 21/01/2019 27/01/2020 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on Guidelines for the Control of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Beef Meat, Leafy Greens, Raw Milk and Cheese Produced from Raw Milk, and Sprouts CCFH50 EN,ES USA CHL 31/01/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for the Integrated Monitoring and Surveillance of Foodborne Antimicrobial Resistance TFAMR6 EN,ES NLD CHL,CHN,NZL 20/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft revision of the Code of Practice to Minimize and Contain Foodborne Antimicrobial Resistance (CXC 61-2005) TFAMR6 EN,ES USA CHL,CHN,KEN,GBR 20/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Guidance for the Management of Biological Foodborne Outbreaks CCFH50 EN,ES DNK CHL,EUR 28/02/2019 29/05/2019 Active Invitation Forum
DRAFT PRINCIPLES AND GUIDELINES FOR THE ASSESSMENT AND USE OF VOLUNTARY THIRD-PARTY ASSURANCE CCFICS24 EN,ES GBR CAN,MEX 28/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on CCFICS Food Fraud CCFICS24 EN USA EUR,IRN 19/02/2019 01/10/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on CCFICS proposed draft guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates CCFICS24 EN NLD AUS 12/04/2019 25/10/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on Committees Working by Correspondence CCGP31 EN NZL DEU,JPN,USA 26/04/2019 16/12/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on the General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) CCFA52 EN USA 21/06/2019 Active Invitation
eWG on eleboration of a Codex Standard on Dreid Basil CCSCH5 EN EGY SDN 15/07/2019 20/06/2019 Active Invitation Forum
eWG on Draft Standard for Oregano CCSCH5 EN TUR 19/07/2019 30/01/2020 Active Invitation Forum
electronic working group on Dried Roots, Rhizomes and Bulbs – Dried or Dehydrated Ginger CCSCH5 EN NGA 20/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
electronic working group on Proposed draft standard for dried floral parts – Dried cloves CCSCH5 EN NGA 20/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
EWG on Development of Guidelines on the Use of Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling CCFL45 EN,ES CRI NZL 29/07/2019 Active Invitation Forum