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CCFA52

Codex Committee on Food Additives
01/09/2021 - 10/09/2021 | Virtual,




CODEX COMMITTEE ON FOOD ADDITIVES (CCFA)

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, CCFA was postponed from March 2020 to September 2021.
The 52nd session will now be held virtually from 1 to 10 September 2021, at the kind invitation of the Government of China.

The opening session will begin at 11:00 hours CET on Wednesday 1 September 2021.
Sessions will take place on 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 September from 11:00 to 14:00 hours CET.
The adoption of the Report will take place on Friday 10 September 2021 from 11:00 to 14:00 hours CET.

The Session will be conducted in Chinese, English, French and Spanish.


GUIDANCE FOR PARTICIPANTS TO VIRTUAL SESSIONS OF CODEX SUBSIDIARY BODY MEETINGS

The Codex Secretariat has prepared a guidance for Members and Observers to facilitate the smooth running of CCFA52.
This guidance is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian.


WORKING GROUPS MEETINGS

The working group on GSFA/Alignment/Endorsement/Note 161 met virtually from 21 to 25 June from 11:00 to 14:00 CET. (English only)

    • The General Standard for Food Additives, Monday 21 June to Wednesday 23 June from 11:00 to 14:00 hours CET;
    • Alignment of the food additive provisions, Thursday 24 June from 11:00 to 14:00 hours CET;
    • Endorsement of the food additive provisions, Friday 25 June from 11:00 to 12:00 hours CET; and
    • Note 161 - Provisions for sweeteners, Friday 25 June from 12:00 to 14:00 hours CET.

PRE-SESSION MEETING



A pre-session meeting, which also will address first-time participants, will be organized on Tuesday 31 August 2021 from 11:00 to 12:30 hours CET.
Please register to it from the link in the provisional timetable available here on the left in English.


DOCUMENTS

Working Documents made available during 2020 to aid the further work of EWGs and lead countries are available here in English, French and Spanish.

Updated documents will be published in English, French and Spanish as soon as they become available.

Please note there are some discrepancies between Table 3 as presented in CXS 192-1995 and Table 3 as presented in of FA/52 INF/01. In order to assist in understanding the changes to Table 3 presented in the revised approach and discussed in CX/FA 21/52/13, CXS 192-1995 presents Table 3 in the revised approach and FA/52 INF/01 presents Table 3 in the old approach.

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION

All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the Online Registration System by accessing the link below, latest by 1 August 2021. For those participants who will attend the above mentioned working group meetings and the pre-session meeting, registration should be done before 15 June 2021.

Register for the working groups and pre-session meeting by selecting the events of interest when you register for CCFA52.

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


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1Provisional Agenda24/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/1
4.1Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards 26/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/5
5.3Continuation of the discussion on relevant provisions for sweeteners associated with Note 161 (Report of the EWG on Note 161)26/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/9
5.12The Second Report of the EWG on the GSFA 30/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/7 Add.1
5.11The First Report of the EWG on the GSFA30/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/7
5.2Proposals for new and/or revision of food additive provisions (Replies to CL 2019/40-FA and CL 2020/36-FA)31/03/2021
CX/FA 21/52/8
4.31Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards (Report of the EWG on Alignment) 09/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/6
3.11Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 87th Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) 15/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/3
3.21Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 87th JECFA meeting15/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/4
5.4General information on the availability of data related to nitrates and nitrites15/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/10
3.12Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 89th Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) 20/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/3 Add.1
3.22Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 89th JECFA meeting20/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/4 Add.1
6.1Proposed draft revision to the Class Names and International Numbering System for Food Additives (CXG 36-1989)20/04/2021
CX/FA 21/52/11
7Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA (Replies to CL 2019/41 and CL 2020/37)06/05/2021
CX/FA 21/52/12
12Information document on food additive provisions in commodity standards13/05/2021
FA/52 INF/02
11Information document to the discussion on the GSFA26/05/2021
FA/52 INF/01
4.2Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards (forwarded by CCSCH5)26/05/2021
CX/FA 21/52/5 Add.1
8Status and analysis of the GSFA online system in relation to the approach of not listing relevant commodity standards01/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/13
2.1Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other subsidiary bodies02/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/2
3.23Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 91st JECFA meeting16/07/2021
CX/FA 21/52/4 Add.2
101Division of comptence between the European Union and its Member States27/07/2021
CRD01
2.2Matters referred by CCCF1427/07/2021
CX/FA 21/52/2 Add.1
3.24Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 87th and 89th JECFA meetings: comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2019/118/OCS-FA and CL 2021/34/OCS-FA )09/08/2021
CX/FA 20/52/4 Add.3
6.2Proposed draft revision to the Class Names and International Numbering System for Food Additives (CXG 36-1989) (Replies to CL 2021/1-FA)16/08/2021
CX/FA 21/52/11 Add.1
Report of the 52nd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives22/09/2021
REP21/FA
4.21Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards (Replies to CL 2021/23-FA)15/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/5 Add.2
4.32Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards (Replies to CL 2021/24-FA) 15/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/6 Add.1
5.21Replies to CL 2021/25-FA on proposals for new and/or revision of food additive provisions16/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/8 Add.1
5.13Replies to CL 2021/25-FA on the reports of the EWG on the GSFA16/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/7 Add.2
5.31Replies to CL 2021/26-FA on the report of the EWG on Note 16117/06/2021
CX/FA 21/52/9 Add.1
108Comments of USA on agenda item 4(b)17/06/2021
CRD08
109Comments of India and the Phillippines on agenda itme 4(a)20/06/2021
CRD09
110Comments of EU on agenda item 4(b)20/06/2021
CRD10
111Comments of India on agenda item 5(a) and 5(c)20/06/2021
CRD11
113Comments of Senegal on agenda item 5(a)22/06/2021
CRD13
112Comments of Nigeria/India on agenda item 4(a)22/06/2021
CRD12
114Comments of EU Specialty Food Ingredients on agenda item 5(a)22/06/2021
CRD14
115Comments of EU on agenda item 5(c)25/06/2021
CRD15
104Report of the 52nd CCFA’s Virtual Working Group on Note 16117/08/2021
CRD04
107Comments of the Codex Secretariat on agenda items 2 and 3(a)18/08/2021
CRD07
103Report of the 52nd CCFA’s Virtual Working Group on endorsement and alignment21/08/2021
CRD03
3.25Proposed draft specifications for identity and purity of food additives arising from the 87th and 89th JECFA meetings: comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2021/57/OCS-FA )23/08/2021
CX/FA 21/52/4 Add.4
102Report of the 52nd CCFA’s Virtual Working Group on the GSFA30/08/2021
CRD02
105Proposed draft revision to the Class Names and the International Numbering System (INS) for Food Additives (CXG 36-1989): Report of EWG Chair on INS 30/08/2021
CRD05
116Comments of the Brazil, Uganda, Tanzania, EAC, ICBA and IFU on Agenda Item 231/08/2021
CRD16
117Comments of the Republic of Korea and NATCOL on Agenda Item 3a and 3b31/08/2021
CRD17
118Comments of the Tanzania and EAC on Agenda Item 4a31/08/2021
CRD18
119Comments of the Burkina Faso, Chile, Tanzania, Uganda and EAC on Agenda Item 5a, 5b, 5c and 5d31/08/2021
CRD19
120Comments of the Republic of Korea on Agenda Item 631/08/2021
CRD20
121Other Business and Future- Discussion paper on the use of certain food additives in wine production31/08/2021
CRD21
122Comments of Senegal on Agenda Item 2, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 5c and 601/09/2021
CRD22
124Comments of El Salvador on Agenda Item 5a01/09/2021
CRD24
123Comments of European Union on Agenda Item 2 and 4b01/09/2021
CRD23
125Comments of African Union on Agenda Item 2, 3a, 3b, 4a, 5a and 601/09/2021
CRD25
127Comments of Kenya on Agenda Item 5a and 5c02/09/2021
CRD27
126Comments of the European Union on Agenda Item 4a02/09/2021
CRD26
7.2Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA (Replies to CL 2021/61-FA)03/09/2021
CX/FA 21/52/12 Add.1
106Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances propsoed for evaluation by JECFA : Report of in session WG Chair on the JECFA priority list06/09/2021
CRD06
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