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Codex Committee on Food Additives
25/03/2019 - 29/03/2019 | Jinan, China


The 51st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives will be held from the 25th to the 29th March 2019 in the Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences, Jinan, China. The Session will begin at 9:30 on Monday 25 March 2019.
The Session will be conducted in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Registration facilities will be open on Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March 2019 from 08.00 to 16:00 and from 08.00 on Monday 25 March 2019.


The two Working Groups will meet at the same location: the General Standard for Food Additives, from 09.00 on Friday 22 March to 12.30 on Saturday 23 March 2019; and the Endorsement/Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards and relevant provisions of the GSFA, from 14:30 to 18:00 on Saturday 23 March 2019.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 26 February 2019.

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

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Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda22/11/2018
CX/FA 19/51/1
11Information document to the doscussion on the GSFA22/11/2018
FA/51 INF/01
12Information document on food additive provisions in commodity standards22/11/2018
FA/51 INF/02
4.2Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards: Report of the EWG on Alignment 08/12/2018
CX/FA 19/51/6
3.2Proposed draft Specifications for the Identity and Purity of Food Additives arising from the 86th JECFA meeting17/12/2018
CX/FA 19/51/4
3.1Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 86th Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)21/12/2018
CX/FA 19/51/3
6.1Proposed draft revision to the International Numbering System (INS) for Food Additives (CXG 36-1989)11/01/2019
CX/FA 19/51/12
5.2General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA): Proposals for new and/or revision of food additive provisions (replies to CL 2018/27-FA)28/01/2019
CX/FA 19/51/8
7Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA (Replies to CL 2018/28)28/01/2019
CX/FA 19/51/13
2.1Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other subsidiary bodies30/01/2019
CX/FA 19/51/2
3.21Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 86th JECFA meeting: comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2018/95/OCS-FA)05/02/2019
CX/FA 19/51/4 Add.1
5.5Discussion paper on the use of terms “fresh”, “plain”, “unprocessed” and “untreated” in existing Codex texts05/02/2019
CX/FA 19/51/11
4.1Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards 07/02/2019
CX/FA 19/51/5
5.1General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA): Report of the EWG on the GSFA 12/02/2019
CX/FA 19/51/7
2.2Matters referred by CCFA5012/02/2019
CX/FA 19/51/2 Add.1
0.1Information for delegates15/01/2019
13All files zip collection