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Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs
20/04/2021 - 29/04/2021 | Virtual,


The 5th Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs will be held virtually from 20 to 29 April 2021, at the kind invitation of the Government of India.

The opening session will begin at 10:30 hours CET on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
Sessions will take place on 20, 21, 22, 26, 27 and 29 April from 10:30 to 13:30 hours CET.
The adoption of the Report will take place on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 10:30 to 13:30 hours CET.

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


The Codex Secretariat has prepared a guidance for Members and Observers to facilitate the smooth running of CCSCH5.
This guidance is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian.


A pre-session webinar, which also will address first time participants, will be organized on Monday 19 April 2021 from 12:00 (noon) to 13:30 hours CET.
Programme of the webinar is available in English, French and Spanish.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the Online Registration System by accessing the link below, latest by 26th March 2021.

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 [email protected].


The documents made available during 2020 to aid the further work of EWGs and lead countries are available here.
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.


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3.1Comments at Step 6 in reply to CL 2019/98/OCS-SCH09/06/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/3 Add.1
4.1Comments at Step 6 in reply to CL 2019/97/OCS-SCH09/06/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/4 Add.1
5.11Comments at Step 6 in reply to CL 2019/95/OCS-SCH09/06/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/5 Add.1
5.21Comments at Step 6 in reply to CL 2019/94/OCS-SCH09/06/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/6 Add.1
6.11Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2019/96/OCS-SCH)13/06/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/7 Add.1
8.2Comments at Step 3 - Reply to CL 2020/38-SCH21/11/2020
CX/SCH 21/5/9_Add.1
3Draft Standard for Dried Oregano (Updated) 07/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/3
6.1Draft Standard for dried Basil (Updated)23/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/7
5.1Draft Standard for dried cloves (Updated)23/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/5
7.1Proposed draft Standard for dried or dehydrated Chilli Pepper and Paprika 25/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/8
8.1Proposed draft Standard for dried Seeds - Nutmeg (Updated)25/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/9-REV
4Draft standard for dried roots, rhizomes and bulbs – dried or dehydrated ginger_(Updated)17/02/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/4
2Matters referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its Subsidiary Bodies 17/03/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/2
9.11Proposal for New Work - Reply to CL 2019/100-SCH23/03/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/10 Add.1
9.1Proposals for New work - Reply to CL 2017/67-SCH (Work outstanding from CCSCH4)23/03/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/10
13Template for the Standard layout 24/03/2021
SCH/5 INF/01
1Provisional Agenda 28/01/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/1Rev
5.2Draft Standard for Saffron - (Updated)25/03/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/6
7.11Comments at Step 3, in reply to CL 2021/08-SCH11/04/2021
CX/SCH 21/5/8 Add.1
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