Codex Committee on Food Additives
20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017 | Macao SAR, China


The 49th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives will be held from 20th to 24th March 2017 in Macao SAR, China.
The Session will begin at 09:30 on Monday 20 March 2017. The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish.

The Working Group on the General Standard for Food Additives will meet on Friday 17 March and Saturday 18 March 2017 from 09:00 to 18:00, at the same location.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 20th February 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
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCFA Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish. They will be placed 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.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda21/10/2016
CX/FA 17/49/1
12Information document to the discussion on the GSFA28/10/2016
FA/49 INF/01
13Information document on food additive provisions in commodity standards28/10/2016
FA/49 INF/02
3.1Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 82nd Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)12/12/2016
CX/FA 17/49/3
5.1General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA): CCFA48 outstanding provisions; provisions for benzoates in FC 14.1.4; provisions in FC 5.0 and 5.1; provisions associated with Note 22; provisions in FC 01.1, 01.1.1, 01.1.3 and 01.1.4 (Report of the EWG on the GSFA) 15/12/2016
CX/FA 17/49/7
6Proposed Draft Revision to the International Numbering System (Ins) for Food Additives (CAC/GL 36-1989)19/12/2016
CX/FA 17/49/12
5.4Discussion Paper on the Use of Food Additives in the Production of Wine19/12/2016
CX/FA 17/49/10
5.5Discussion paper on the use of nitrates (INS 251, 252) and nitrites (INS 249, 250)24/12/2016
CX/FA 17/49/11
4.2Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards: Report of the EWG on Alignment 10/01/2017
CX/FA 17/49/6
4.1Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards 13/01/2017
CX/FA 16/49/5
2Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other subsidiary bodies13/01/2017
CX/FA 17/49/2
5.2Replies to CL 2016/9-FA of Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Japan, United States of America, European Union, ICA, ICGA and IFAC 18/01/2017
CX/FA 17/49/8
7Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA (Replies to CL 2016/13-FA of European Union, CCC, EFEMA, IOFI and NATCOL)20/01/2017
CX/FA 17/49/13
3.2Proposed draft Specifications for the Identity and Purity of Food Additives arising from the 82nd JECFA meeting27/01/2017
CX/FA 17/49/4rev1
3.3Proposed Draft Specifications for the Identity and Purity of Food Additives Arising from the 82nd JECFA Meeting, Comments at Step 3 10/02/2017
CX/FA 17/49/4 Add.1
5.3General Standard For Food Additives (GSFA): Proposals for New and/or Revision of Food Additive Provisions 10/02/2017
CX/FA 17/49/9
0.1Information for delegates12/12/2016
0.6Reservation Form (Inn Hotel)12/12/2016
0.5Reservation Form (Royal Infante Harbour View Hotel)12/12/2016
0.4Reservation Form (Hotel Taipa Square)12/12/2016
0.3Reservation Form - Grandview Hotel Macau12/12/2016
0.2Reservation Form (Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central)12/12/2016
14All files zip collection

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