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Electronic Working Groups

The list of Electronic Working Groups (EWG) provides basic information about the EWGs that each Codex Committee establishes when deciding to develop work between sessions.

Below is the list of the EWGs that have been created since the 39th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission in 2016.

Use the search box for keywords or click on column headings to order the list. Click on the title of the EWG to view the details for a single group. To see the terms of reference and work schedule click on the invitation link and download the file.

If the EWG is working on the discussion board forum managed by the Codex Secretariat you will also see a "forum" link.

Title (click for details) Committee Lang Host Co-host(s) Reg. deadline Comments deadline Status Links Adm
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 25/03/2020 Active 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 25/03/2020 Active Invitation Forum
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
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
CCFICS Food Fraud CCFICS24 EN USA EUR,IRN 19/02/2019 28/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
CCFICS proposed draft guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates CCFICS24 EN NLD AUS 12/04/2019 25/10/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Committees Working by Correspondence CCGP31 EN NZL DEU,JPN,USA 26/04/2019 16/12/2019 Active Invitation Forum
General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) CCFA51 EN USA 21/06/2019 Active Invitation
Elaboration of a Codex Standard on Dried Basil CCSCH4 EN EGY SDN 15/07/2019 20/06/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Draft Standard for Oregano CCSCH4 EN TUR 19/07/2019 30/01/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Dried Roots, Rhizomes and Bulbs – Dried or Dehydrated Ginger CCSCH4 EN NGA 20/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed draft standard for dried floral parts – Dried cloves CCSCH4 EN NGA 20/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Development of Guidelines on the Use of Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling CCFL45 EN,ES CRI NZL 29/07/2019 15/06/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guidance on Internet Sales/E-Commerce CCFL45 EN GBR CHL,GHA,IND,JPN 15/09/2019 15/06/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Code of practice for the prevention and reduction of lead contamination in foods (CXC 56-2004) CCCF13 EN USA JPN,GBR 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of maximum levels for total aflatoxins in certain cereals and cereals-based products including foods for infants and young children CCCF13 EN BRA IND 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of new maximum levels for lead in certain food categories CCCF13 EN BRA 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Approach to identify the need for revision of existing Codex standards for contaminants and toxins in food and feed CCCF13 EN CAN JPN,USA 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of maximum levels in remaining categories of chocolates and cocoa-derived products CCCF13 EN,ES ECU GHA 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
General guidance on data analysis for the development of maximum levels and improved data collection CCCF13 EN EUR JPN,NLD,USA 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Radioactivity in feed and food CCCF13 EN EUR JPN 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Hydrogen cyanide and mycotoxins in cassava and cassava-based products CCCF13 EN NGA GHA 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Development of a Code of practice for the prevention and reduction of cadmium contamination in cocoa beans CCCF13 EN,ES PER ECU,GHA 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of maximum levels for methylmercury in additional fish species CCCF13 EN NZL CAN 31/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Review of the Guidelines on Sampling (CXG50/2004) CCMAS40 EN NZL USA 31/08/2019 21/08/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Review and update of dairy methods CCMAS40 EN USA NZL 31/08/2019 15/03/2020 Active Invitation Forum
CCFL Allergen Labelling CCFL45 EN AUS GBR,USA 31/08/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Proposal of appropriate values for refractive index, saponification and iodine values and relative density in sunflowerseed oils in the standard for named vegetable oils (CXS-210-1999) CCFO26 EN ARG BRA 30/09/2019 28/08/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR51 EN USA NLD 31/08/2019 01/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of CCPR schedules and priority list for the evaluation of pesticides by JMPR CCPR51 EN AUS AUS 31/08/2019 01/03/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for compounds of low public health concerns that could be exempt from the establishment of Codex maximum residue limits for pesticides CCPR51 EN,ES CHL IND,USA 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Review of IESTI equations CCPR51 EN EUR BRA,UGA 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Review of CXG 90-2017 and CXG 56-2005 CCPR51 EN IRN CRI 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR51 EN USA NLD 31/08/2019 01/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Database on National Registration of Pesticides CCPR51 EN DEU AUS 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Standard for Olive Oils and Pomace Olive Oils (CODEX STAN 33-1981): Sections 3, 8 and Appendix CCFO26 EN ESP ARG,CAN 30/09/2019 04/09/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CXS 210-1999): Inclusion of Avocado Oil CCFO26 EN MEX USA 31/07/2019 31/08/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Management of unsupported compounds in the CCPR schedules and priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by the FAO/WHO Joint Meetings on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) CCPR51 EN,ES CHL CHL 31/08/2019 10/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Regional work plan for 2020-2021 to support implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2020-2025 CCNASWP15 EN VUT FJI 03/12/2019 31/12/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Regional work plan for 2020-2021 to support implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2020-2025 CCAFRICA21 EN,FR KEN SEN 14/10/2019 09/12/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Standard for Dired Seed - Nutmeg CCSCH4 EN IDN 30/08/2019 01/03/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Standard for Dried floral parts-Saffron “under the group “Dried floral parts” CCSCH4 EN IRN 15/08/2019 15/02/2020 Active Invitation Forum
Regional standard for fermented noni fruit juice CCNASWP15 EN TON WSM 15/11/2019 15/06/2021 Active Invitation Forum
Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables (CCPFV29) REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 DECEMBER 2019 CCPFV29 EN,FR,ES USA 15/12/2019 Active Invitation Forum