Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The 11th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods will be held from 3rd to 7th April 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Session will begin at 9:00 on Monday 3 April 2017. The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish.


All participants should provide their details via the online registration system by accessing the link below. Deadline 3 March 2017.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Point of Observers Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish. They will be published on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. NB! We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.


The Workshop on very low levels of chemicals in food organized by New Zealand will be held on Sunday 2nd April from 09:00 to 16:00, at the CCCF venue (Invitation and programme).


Monday 3rd April
Radionuclides in food: standards, new national guidance and recent developments (Details shortly)

Wednesday 5th April
Codex Communications: web tools – enhancing participation in Codex (Details).

Wednesday 5th April
Ciguatera toxins – work of FAO and WHO to contain contamination (Details shortly)

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda16/12/2015
CX/CF 17/11/1
7.1Request for comments at Step 3 on the proposed draft Code of practice for the prevention and reduction of arsenic contamination in rice 10/02/2017
CL 2017/25-CF
10.1Request for comments at Step 3 on the proposed draft Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in Spices16/02/2017
CL 2017/28-CF
3.1Matters of interest arising from FAO and WHO (including JECFA)15/02/2016
CX/CF 17/11/3
5.1Request for comments at Steps 3 and 6 on the proposed draft and draft revised maximum levels for lead in selected fruits and vegetables (fresh and processed) and other selected food categories in the General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed (CODEX STAN 193-1995)17/02/2017
CL 2017/23-CF
9.1Request for comments at Step 3 on the proposed draft Annex on the prevention and reduction of ergots and ergot alkaloids contamination in cereal grains (for inclusion in the COP for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereals (CAC/RCP 51-2003))17/02/2017
CL 2017/27-CF
3.2WHO Guidelines for drinking-water quality and health-related limits for certain substances in the Standard for Natural Mineral Waters (CODEX STAN 108-2981)22/02/2016
CX/CF 16/10/3-Add.1
0.1Information Note for Delegates20/02/2017
11All files zip collection

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